Elmer "Jack" Dodge, 85. passed away peacefully and unexpectedly at home on June 7, 2021.
He was born in Geneva on October 29, 1935 the son of Elmer and Edith (Cook) Dodge, Sr.
While Jack was proud to serve his country from 1953 to 1956 in the US Army he was also proud to be a member of the Teamsters Union for 35 years.
He enjoyed fishing and racing. He would race anything that had a motor in it; but it was the fun he had with his family that made his hobbies most enjoyable. His life revolved around the love he had for his children and grandchildren and the love and happiness they brought to his life.
He is survived by his loving family: his children: Jackie (Tammy Mielnik) of Florida, Dale A. Dodge Sr. of Geneva and Lisa (Rafael) Urioste of Colorado; his grandchildren: Britnie, Brandi, Beth Ann, Eric, Dale Jr., Donnie "DJ", Hannah, David, Christopher, Eric, Isabella, Diego, Olivia and Tylar, many great-grandchildren and his sister Mildred (Robert) Tyler.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter Debbra Darlene McCallister; his sisters: Marjorie, Dorothy, Barbara, Jean and Wanda and his bothers: Albert, Harold, Richard and Eugene.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday June 19, 2021 at 12:00 at Evergreen Cemetery.
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