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Gene Dodge Obituary

Gene C. Dodge
Gene C. Dodge
Gene C. Dodge

June 27, 1918 - June 6, 2013
Resided in New Richland, MN
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Funeral Services for Gene C. Dodge of New Richland, MN will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Richland. Pastor Paul Andree will officiate. Interment will be in St. Olaf Cemetery, New Richland. Military Honors will be accorded by New Richland Veteran's Organizations. Visitation will be held from 4-7 Sunday at Friedrich Funeral Home in New Richland and one hour before the service at the church. Gene passed away surrounded by his loving family at St. John's Lutheran Home in Albert Lea, MN on June 6, 2013, one day after his 70th wedding anniversary. He was 94 years old. Gene was born in Waseca County on
June 27, 1918. After graduation from New Richland High School, he joined the military serving our country as a United States Army Air Corpsman from 1941 until being honorably discharged in 1945. He married Sylvia Tukua on June 5, 1943 in Santa Ana, California. Throughout his life, Gene worked at the local hardware store in New Richland, and later became the owner of Dodge's Our Own Hardware from which he retired in 1982. He was also a postal service worker in New Richland, Waseca and Mankato for 23 years, and a funeral assistant and care taker at Friedrich/ Bonnerup Funeral Services for many wonderful years.
Gene was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church were he served on the church council and was Sunday School Superintendant for 15 years. He was a member of the Commercial Club, a volunteer for the New Richland Fire Department and a 63 year member American Legion
Gene enjoyed going to any and all of the local sporting events. He was New Richland's number one sports fan, even after his children and grandchildren graduated from high school. He was even the time clock manager for high school basketball games for many years. Above all, Gene loved spending time with his family, and cherished every moment he was able to spend with each and every one of them. Gene was survived by his wife Sylvia; his children: Karen (David) Jacobson of New Richland, Curtis(Susan) Dodge of Rochester, Mark (Lorraine) Dodge of Brooklyn Park, MN, Mary(Larry) Berg of Hartland; grandchildren: Erik (Heidi) Jacobson of New Richland, Nathan (Michelle) Jacobson of Hudson, WI, Seth (Amy) Jacobson of Medina, MN, Beth Ann (Kevin) Tostenson of Rochester, MN, Michael Gene Dodge of Rochester, MN, Michael (Danika) Stagemeyer of Rochester, MN, Karen (Paul) Degen of Brooklyn Park, MN, Mark (Susan) Dodge of Celebration, FL, David (Laurin) Dodge of Madison, WI, Amy (Douglas) Stenzel of Matawan, MN, Jenny (Dan) Ross of West Des Moines, IA, Sara (Todd) Britton of Janesville, MN, Jeremy (Kimberly) Berg of Lake Mills, IA, Angie Blouin of Ellendale; many great grandchildren; sister's-in-law: Dorothy (Bill) Jones of Downey, CA, Doris Tukua of Long Beach CA, Vida Tukua of Antioch, CA, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Albert Dodge and Aletha (Winegar) Dodge, daughter Ruth Ann Blouin, brother Lyell Dodge, sister Beryl "Auntie B" Tollefson, granddaughter Trina Blouin, and great granddaughter Etta May Ross.



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Funeral Home
Bonnerup Funeral Service - Friedrich's Chapel
217 West Division Street
New Richland, MN US 56072
Visitation
Bonnerup Funeral Service - Friedrich's Chapel
217 West Division Street
New Richland, MN US 56072
Sunday, June 9, 2013
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Trinity Lutheran Church
New Richland, MN US
Monday, June 10, 2013
11:00 AM
Cemetery
St. Olaf Cemetery
New Richland, MN US
Monday, June 10, 2013

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