|Zelma Marie Dodge|
|Date Of Birth:||December 10, 1916|
|Date Of Death:||December 09, 2011|
|Service Date:||10:30 am, Monday, December 12, 2011
at St. Thomas More Catholic Church
Zelma Marie Dodge, 94, Manhattan, passed away on Friday,
December 09, 2011, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community, she
was born December 10, 1916, on a farm near Hoisington, Kansas, the
daughter of Clara (Bicknell) and Charles Finn.
Zelma received a bachelors degree in Micro-Biology from Kansas
State University. She also served a Medical Technology
internship at Kansas University Medical Center, and received a
teaching certificate from Emporia State University.
Zelma Marie Finn was united in marriage to Darold A. Dodge on March
22, 1943, who preceded her in death on December 17,
She was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church, a member of
the American Association of University Women, Daughters of the
American Revolution, Retired Educators Association, and the Welcome
Club of Manhattan.
Zelma is survived by six daughters; Rae Marie Crisel, wife of
John, of Zionsville, Indiana; Alvena Spangenberg, wife of Kenneth,
of Great Bend, Kansas; Cecilia Smith, wife of Floyd, Newnan,
Georgia; Beth Warren, wife of Jimmy, of Manhattan, Kansas; Clare
Rehme, wife of Erwin, of Longmont, Colorado; and Eileen Rinke, wife
of Mark, of Lakeville, Minnesota. She is also survived by ten
grandsons, five granddaughters, and four great grandchildren.
There will be a rosary at Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home on Sunday,
December 11 at 7:00pm with the family receiving friends from 6:30
pm - 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated
at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Manhattan at 10:30 am on
Monday, December 12th, with Father Don Zimmerman officiating.
Inurnment is at a future date.
The family requests donations to Good Samaritan Fund at
Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community, 2121 Meadowlark Rd.
Manhattan, KS 66502.