Age 81, formerly of Lansing, MI, passed away January 16, 2014. He was born in 1932, in Lansing, son of Clinton and Edith Dodge.
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.