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Donald L. Dodge

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Funeral services for Donald L. Dodge, 90, of Terril, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008, at First Lutheran Church of Milford. Rev. Tim Nappe will officiate the service.

Don passed away at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, S.D. on January 5, 2008, at ninety years of age.

Interment will place at Fairview Cemetery.

Donald L. Dodge was born on Jan. 28, 1917, in Milford, the son of Warren and Sadie (Phillips) Dodge. He graduated from Lake Center High School.

On Aug. 26, 1938, Don was united in marriage to Anna Harris in Spencer.

Most of his life was spent farming on the family farm near Terril. He started a seed sales business which continued in Terril after retirement.

Don attended the United Methodist Church in Terril. He was a member of the Dickinson County Pork Producers, Dickinson County Beef Producers, PCA Board of Directors and served on the church board. Don was named Master Pork Producer by the Iowa Pork Producers in 1954. He also served as a 4-H club leader.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant brother.

Don is survived by his wife, Anna of Terril; sons: Dennis Dodge and wife, Becky of Estherville, and Doug Dodge and wife, Lynn of Terril; daughters: Marilyn Grabarczyk and husband, Dale of Rochester, Minn., and Marietta Smith Kruse and husband, Arnold of Spencer; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.