MARQUETTE, MI - Fay Russell Hodge, 88, of Marquette, passed away early Saturday morning, June 7, 2014, at Tendercare Health Center in Munising.
He was born May 5, 1926, in Eagle River, Wisconsin, a son of the late Bertie A. and Milicent (Jude) Hodge.
On September 5, 1953 he married Madeline Laverne Whitson in Lovelock, Nevada.
Fay was employed for many years with the Robbins Water Department in California and moved to the area in 1996 following his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, biking and short walks.
He is survived by his wife, Madeline Hodge of Marquette; four children, Tim Hodge of Ft. Bragg, CA, Dusty (Corina) Hodge of Marysville, CA, Colleen (Lee) Faulkner of Gwinn and Mark (Roger Graham) Hodge of Aurora, CO; 9 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 8 siblings.
There will be no services at this time.
The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalefuneral .com