Marcus F. Dodge

Marcus F. Dodge, 80, of Medora, died March 5, 1987. at Christian Hospital Northeast in St. Louis County. He was born in Fidelity to the late William K. & Ida S. (McCollister) Dodge and had been the owner/operator of Medora Elevator County for 48 years, retiring in 1981. He married Wilma (Armstrong) Dodge on April 28, 1928, in Chicago. He was a long time member of and held various offices in the Medora Eastern Star Lodge and Fidelity Masonic Lodge No. 152. He was also a former Mayor of Medora. Surviving are his wife; 1 son, Gerald J. Dodge of Houston; 1 sister, Sylvia Moore of Jerseyville; and 2 grandchildren. Visitation and Masonic rites were at Warner-Targhetta Funeral Home in Medora. Services were at from Medora Methodist church. Rev. Charles McDonald officiated and burial was in Medora cemetery. Memorials may be given to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children and area ambulance services.