Calvin proudly served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church and DeWitt VFW Post #671. He retired from Diamond REO and General Motors.
He is survived by his wife of almost 57 years, Sharon Dodge; children, Spring (Alan) Kroll, Sara (Cris) Morrison and Colette (Bud) Schartzer; 6 grandchildren, Brad (Lisa), Stacie, Cameron, Hope and Meg; and nephew, Dean Dodge. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Raymond White; brother, Douglas; sister-in-law, Vada Dodge; and nephew, Andrew Dodge.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 20, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with the Rev. Dan R. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday and beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.