Information for Thomas Keith Dodge
3 November, 1926 – 6 July, 1995
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Thomas Keith Dodge, 68, of
Nampa, died on Thursday, July 6, 1995, at a Boise hospital
following a long bout with cancer. Funeral services will be
conducted at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 11 , 1995, at the
Canyon Building, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
119 C Canyon St., Nampa. Bishop Al Heck of the Caldwell 5th
Ward will officiate. Burial will follow at the Hillcrest
Memorial Gardens, Caldwell. Services are under the direction
of Alsip funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Keith was born on Nov. 3, 1926, in Sugar City, Idaho, to
Wilford and Julia Dodge. He served in the U.S. Navy during
W.W. II and was honorably discharged. He worked for the
Union Pacific Railroad in Oregon and the Amalgamated Sugar Co.
in Nampa and the Nampa Highway District #1.
Keith was very active in all aspects of his life. He was a
member of the Caldwell 5th Ward, L.D.S. Church. He loved to
play softball, pitch horseshoes, bowl, hunt, fish and play 31
with his family. He supported his children and grandchildren
by attending their sporting events when his health allowed it.
He loved to watch his son, Terry, race at Meridian Speedway.
Keith is survived by his wife Judy Dodge, Nampa; his
children and their spouses, Teresa and Mark Simmons Nampa;
Julie and Dell Jensen, Kennewick, WA; Terry and Shelly Dodge,
Nampa; Shauna and Jose Fernandez, Nampa; Stephanie and Duane
Huffman, Nampa, and Misti Dodge, Nampa; his grandchildren,
Stan and Terra Simmons; Lisa and Shawn Allen; Shelley, Andy,
Amy, Taylor, Linsey and Tiffany Jensen; Jeremiah, Brandi,
Dawn, Dusty, Hannah and Eli Dodge; Jeremy and Timothy Titus;
Ana Fernandez; Kylie and Brooke Huffman and Keisha Dodge; 3
great-grandchildren, 6 sisters, 5 brothers and 4 stepchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn Michelle; his
parents and a brother, Marlin.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today from 9
a.m. to 9 p.m. The family will greet friends at the church on
Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Donations can be made to the Thomas Keith Dodge Fund c/o
Duane Huffman, 723 Davis Ave., Nampa, ID 83651.
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