Judith J. (Judi) Dodane

January 29, 1939 - July 16, 2016

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Monday, July 18, 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel

Tuesday, July 19, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City


Tuesday, July 19, 11:00 AM
St. Gaspar Catholic Church, Rome City


Judith J. “Judi” Dodane, 77, of Adams Lake, Wolcottville died Saturday, July 16, 2016, at 8:23 a.m. in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She had lived in this area 20 years, coming from Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Dodane had worked as the assistant branch manager at Chase Bank in Fort Wayne.

She was a member of St. Gaspar Catholic Church in Rome City and the Rosary Sodality. She was also a member of Tri Kappa in Fort Wayne and the Red Hat Society.

She was born January 29, 1939, in Fort Wayne to Edward and Marcella (Nomina) Weingartner.
On June 11, 1960, in Fort Wayne she married Lawrence J. “Pinky” Dodane. He preceded her in death on March 28, 2015.

Surviving are two daughters, Laura (Gary) Kroll of Waterford, Michigan, and Lydia Guzowski (Steven) McKnee of Warren, Michigan; two sons, James (Joyce) Dodane of Kendallville and John (Karen) Dodane of Westland, Michigan; eight grandchildren, Kyle Guzowski, John Kroll, Victoria Guzowski, Kara Dodane, Jake Kroll, Julia Kroll, Anna Dodane, and Erica Dodane; two step-grandchildren, Sean McKnee and Sydney McKnee; and a sister, Anne Marie Hosp of West Lafayette.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Constance Truemper; three brothers, Joseph E. Weingarnter, Donald Weingartner, and James Weingartner; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Kroll.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at 11 a.m. in St. Gaspar Catholic Church with, Father Bernard Ramenaden officiating. Burial will be in St. Gaspar Catholic Cemetery, Rome City.

Pallbearers will be John Kroll, Jake Kroll, Kyle Guzowski, Dan Weingartner, Cameron Truemper, and Art Weingartner.

Calling is Monday, July 18, 2016, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville where there will be a Rosary service at 7 p.m. Calling will also be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.

Preferred memorials are to Turnstone Center in Fort Wayne, Presence Sacred Heart Home in Avilla, or Masses to St. Gaspar.

View a video tribute after Monday or send condolences to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Conny Franken
July 31st, 2016 1:00pm
Fort Wayne Indiana

I worked with your Mom at the bank. Will keep you in my prayers. Most Sincerely, Conny

Dave and Alda Nissen
July 22nd, 2016 5:15pm
Adams Lake

Please know that our prayers are with you.

Tom and Becky Jurczak
July 20th, 2016 8:27pm
Fort Wayne IN

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Steve and Donna Moran
July 19th, 2016 4:44am
Wolcottville, IN

You have our prayers and sympathy in the loss of your mother.

Julie Burrell
July 18th, 2016 2:33am
Oscoda Michiigan

I have many wonderful memories of your Mom. I am so sorry for your loss. Judy and all of you are in my prayers.

Mary Renz
July 18th, 2016 1:46am
Adams Lake

She will be missed by our Adams Lake community. My thoughts and prayers are with the family!

Anne Ueber
July 17th, 2016 7:51pm
Fort Wayne

Laura, Jim, Lydia and John, I hated to hear that you lost your mother. She was always such a kind person, and I know my Aunt Irene Ueber considered her a very close friend. Sending love and prayers. Please let me know if you need anything. <3

Janie Brill
July 17th, 2016 7:51pm

I'm going to miss seeing that smile every Saturday morning at the shop! She was a class act. My sympathy goes out to the entire family. She will be missed. 🙏

Dave and Susy Reynolds
July 17th, 2016 2:13am

We both are so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.