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James Kelley Dodson
Died: Friday, September 27, 2019
James Kelley Dodson
James Kelley Dodson, 71 of ST.Ignace passed away Friday, September 27 at home. He was born July 10,1948 in  Tawas City  to John Thomas and Muriel (Kelley) Dodson.  He graduated from high school and served 4 years in the US Coast Guard, in Transportation E5.  He retired from Michigan Bell Telephone from the St.Ignace Office as an Installer. and service Tech...He was active as a ST.Ignace Fireman many years, and retired after years of service.  He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.  He married Margaret "Muggs" Cahill on December 30,1994, and she died November 6, 2016.

He is survived by his family, Daughter, Christina and Shawn Kraus, of Grand Ledge, MI; sisters, Sheila Brady, Essexville; and Kathy (Edward) Mathews of E. Tawas,Mi; step daughters, Barbi and Steve DuFresne , ST.Ignace; Diane and Bill Mossberger, Tuscon, Arizona; Kellie Cahill (Mike Robach) , Grand Rapids and Step son Brian (Carolyn) Cahill, Jacksonville, Florida;  grandsons ,  Ian, Karsten, and Landon, plus step grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place and his cremains will be buried in St.Ignatius Cemetery on October 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.  Dodson Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.
Guest Book Entries:
Bill Larson
#2
October 2nd, 2019 6:05 pm
Goodbye my friend. Had many good times together. A good kind man and great friend.
Teri Black
#1
October 1st, 2019 5:59 pm
Our sincere condolences to Jim's loved ones. He became good friend and neighbor. We'll miss you Jim. RIP with your beloved "Mugs ".
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