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“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you! Mike and Suzanne Richards ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mike and Suzanne Richards - FL

“Anna & Ed, So sorry to hear of your loss. Am thinking of you both and your loss of David. Stay strong Mary Lou ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Lou Shaw - FL - Cousin

“Just to say sorry for your loss, sincere sympathy, Char ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Charlotte Armstrong (The Goldenaires)Beloit - WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with Melissa and family. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Martha Tatge - Beloit, WI

“God Bless you David, you are certainly at peace with your Lord. Many times when we crossed paths you inspired me to be as good as I can be. ...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Karen McCauley - Beloit, WI

“The world has lost a very good man. Holly, I know you are one of those angels that is always there for everyone else. Let us be there for you. ...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jeannie Thompson - Beloit, WI

“Your faith had guided you threw many hard times . Now you are in Gods hands and he will guide you in heaven. May God help your family in this time of...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: ARTHUR HALVERSON - Beloit, WI


David Joseph Dodge, 52, of South Beloit, IL passed into Glory on Thursday, July 4, 2013, in his home. David was born April 19, 1961, in Kenosha, WI, the son of Edward LeRoy and Anna Jean (Nystrom) Dodge. David grew up in Beloit, WI making many life-long friendships. David's love for the outdoors led him to become a skillful hunter and fisherman. Following a heart attack in 1989, David was reborn into God's family where upon his zeal for the Lord grew into a life of witnessing God's love and truth to everyone he met.
He married Holly (Guetschow) on March 1, 2008, at First Congregational Community Church in Roscoe, IL where he served on the mission committee and sang in the church choir. David was employed with Hormel Food Corporation for the past fifteen years.
Survivors include wife, Holly; parents, Edward and Anna Dodge; daughter, Melissa (Corey) Sadler of South Beloit; sister, Pamela Dodge; brother, Ken Dodge of Beloit; grandson Cameron; nephews Robby (Kelly) and Nicholas Dodge of Beloit; special great nieces, Natalie and Macy; aunt, Darlene (Wally) Wish; "Uncle" Jim (Shelby) Thompson; many cousins, friends and acquaintances.
David was predeceased by maternal and paternal grandparents, aunt, Helen Madru, several other aunts and uncles and cousin Jeffery Thompson.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, in the Second Congregational Church (United Church of Beloit) 657 Bluff St, Beloit, WI, with Pastor Lisa Abb of First Congregational Community Church of Roscoe, IL officiating. All are invited to stay for a time of food and fellowship following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be given in David's name to First Congregational Community Church or to the family.
Cremation Society of Illinois assisted the family.