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Milton Dodge

Dec. 12, 1930 – Feb. 22, 2021

Milton Carl Dodge, 90, of Columbus Junction, Iowa, formerly of Sweet Home, died Feb. 22, 2021 at Wapello Specialty Care.

He was born Dec. 12, 1930 in Kingsley, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Minna (Tiedemann) Dodge.

Mr. Dodge proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1951 until 1953. On Dec. 1, 1953, he was united in marriage to Joanne Mumey in Oregon.

Mr. Dodge worked in the logging business for 45 years in Ore-gon. He was a very talented sculptor, doing chainsaw carvings and in his later years, when he no longer could use the chainsaw, he did carvings with softwood and soap.

Mr. Dodge is survived by his children, Larry and daughter-in-law Sue Dodge of Oregon, Carleen and son-in-law Coyln Lyons of Alaska, Fred Dodge, James and daughter-in-law Bonnie Dodge, Michael and daughter-in-law Kathy Dodge, Timothy and daughter-in-law Sue Dodge, Richard and daughter-in-law Linda Dodge, Kenneth Dodge, Lorrie and son-in-law Brian Pearson, Paula Dougherty, Dawn and son-in-law John Hilburn, Daniel and daughter-in-law Melissa Dodge and Kathy and son-in-law Ross Kiel, all of Oregon; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and special friend W. Joan Mumey of Columbus Junction.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Joanne; sisters Dorothy, Joanne and Alta; brothers Howard, Clarence and Darwin; and son-in-law Rick Dougherty.

Burial will be at a later date in Sweet Home. Online condolences may be left for the family at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Columbus Junction is handling the arrangements.

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