Doris Dodge1930 - 2014
Doris Rose Dodge, age 83 of Long Lake,
was called home by her Lord on March 23, 2014
at Alpena Regional Medical Center.
She was born December 3, 1930 in Petersville
to Otto and Fannie (Bredow) Maerz,
Doris graduated from Rogers City High School in 1949 and attended
Alpena Community College.
She married Clifford Dodge on September 12, 1953 and moved to Alpena
During her working years, Mrs. Dodge was employed at Michigan
Limestone Company in Rogers City and Michigan and Scott Engincering
in Alpena. She retired from Alpena General Hospital in 1993 after
working some ten years as nursing secretary. Doris was an active
parishioner at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena for over fifty years
where she was active in the senior choir. Doris was a founding member
of Hospice of Presque Isle as well as a long term volunteer for Hospice
of Northeastern Michigan.
Mrs, Dodge is survived by:
her husband, Cliff;
4 children, Carol (Bob) Dodge-Grochowski of Alpena,
Tim Dodge of Long Lake,
Steve (Charlotte Yu) Dodge of Ann Arbor, and
Amy Dodge of Long Lake;
5 grandchildren, Carl (Stacy) Lukitsch, Grant Lukitsch, Alison Lukitsch,
Emily Dodge, and Nathaniel Dodge;
2 great grandchildren, Chance and Cooper;
1 brother, Karl (Jane) Maerz of Macomb.
She was preceded in death by:
2 siblings, Marcie Burdett and Don Maerz.
Friends may visit at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena on Thursday,
March 27th from 10:00 a.m, through time of her memorial service at
11:00 a.m. with Pastor James Erickson officiating.
Inurnment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery in Rogers City.
Memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran School or Church
in memory of Doris Dodge.