Eleanor Dodd Obituary (1927 – 2022) – South Haven, MI
Eleanor Edna Dodd of South Haven, formerly of Keeler, was born February 23, 1927, in Wayne, Michigan, the daughter of William and Elsie (Himmelreich) Long.
Eleanor died at the age of 95 on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at A Place Called Home in Stevensville.
On May 11, 1946, Eleanor and Robert Dodd were married.
Eleanor is survived by three sons: David (Jan) Dodd of Portage, Dennis (Beverly) Dodd of Dowagiac and Phillip Dodd of Arizona; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Marian Tiefel and Ann (Arnie) Braun, both of South Lyon, Michigan; and numerous nieces, nephews; other family members and friends.
Eleanor was predeceased by her husband, Robert, on November 19, 1996; his parents; and eight siblings.
The family will greet friends from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in South Haven, where at 1 p.m. a celebration of life service will begin to honor Eleanor’s memory. Pastor Steve Daley will officiate. Per Eleanor’s wishes, cremation will follow the service and she will be interred in Keeler Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Hartford’s Calvin Funeral Home is helping the family make arrangements. Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at http://www.calvin-leonardfh.com.
Published by The Herald-Palladium on March 15, 2022.