Patricia Dodge - March 26, 2013Patricia Dodge, 68, died March 26, 2013, in Aurora, Nebraska at Hamilton Manor.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 30, at Assemblies of God in Aurora.
Pat Dodge, daughter of Dorothy and Harris Reitzer, was born in Rahway, N. J., on March 26, 1945.
She grew up in Rahway, N.J. and graduated from Rahway High School. She worked as a CNA for 20 years.
Pat was united in marriage to Tom Dodge on Dec. 28, 1973 in Sabattus, Maine.
Pat was always active in the lives of her children. She acted as a Girl Scout leader for several years and sewed costumes for various activities their children participated in. Pat was a skilled baker and enjoyed decorating cakes for all occasions. She was an avid reader and passed her love of books down to her children. Pat enjoyed various crafts, with crochet being her favorite.
All who knew Pat loved her. She always had a smile on her face and loved nothing more than to laugh. She lived to help others and to share her happiness with the world.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Timmy Dodge.
Survivors include her nine children: Jennifer Newcombe, Jessika Black, Karen Higgins, Kimberly, Lee Coburn, Dennis Coburn, Tammy Sylvester, Cherie Dodge, Charles Dodge and Billy Dodge; as well as 10 grandchildren: Aedan, Conor, Tamika, Tiffany, Sabrina, Ashley, Crystal, Heather, Wendy, Charles and Jonathan.