Ronald J. Dodd, 88, Cissna Park, IL
Ronald J. Dodd, 88, of Cissna Park, IL passed away on Monday, June 25, 2012 at his home.
Ronald was born April 29, 1924 in Roberts, IL, the son of George and Ida Drechsel Dodd. He married Hazel DeWall on March 30, 1946 in Melvin, IL and she survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Sharon (Gary) Kuhns of Mattoon, IL and Joyce (John) Darnstaedt of Monticello, IN; two sons, Terry (Cindy) Dodd of Mahomet, IL and Gary (Pam) Dodd of Buckley, IL; ten grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Violet Robinson Spence and Gladys Jean Boundy.
Ronald was a member of the Cissna Park United Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge and the Iroquois County Farm Bureau Board. He was a past member and president of the Cissna Park School Board and also served as a director of the Cissna Park State Bank. He was a lifelong farmer in the Cissna Park area. Ronald was also an avid Red Devils, Timberwolves, Illini and Cubs fan. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren at their sporting events and 4-H activities.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Cissna Park United Methodist Church. Rev. Janet Longtin will officiate. Burial will be in the Cissna Park Cemetery.
Visitation will run from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park, IL and for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice or Cissna Park United Methodist Church.
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