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Lory Ann (Dodgson) Fish
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    4242 S. Division
    Wayland, MI 49348

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“Lory was one of the fabulous Portage Northern Huskie hockey moms from 2005-08. Everyone on those teams felt like he was one of her kids. Lory's smile...Read More »
1 of 36 | Posted by: Mike Campbell - Portage, MI

“Jimmy and family: our hearts and prayers are with you during this sad time. Hope the loving memories you will always have can sustain you and...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Jim & Sally Altman - Dunnellon, FL

“Jimmy & FamilyWe are so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that we are thinking of you. There are no words to make it feel better but know we are...Read More »
3 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“my thoughts an prayers for the Dodgson and Fish families may god comfort you all ”
4 of 36 | Posted by: cheri leversee bouchard - MI

“Praying your happy memories with Lory will help in some small way to ease the pain-tho I hadn't seen Lory in a while, I'll always remember her...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Susan (Braganini) Purdy - MI

“Jimmy and Family- We are sending our deepest sympathies to you and your family of Lory's passing. I am so glad we had the chance meeting a few...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Markie VanPutten - Kalamazoo, MI

“Many sweet high school memories. An embrace of peace to the Dodgson/Fish family. ”
7 of 36 | Posted by: Janice Beavers - Madison Heights, MI

“Beautiful-charming-witty-funny-smart-caring!! Sat in my manicure chair for 14 years every every Other Thursday's & had the best conservations! Jimmy...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: Cindy Johnston

“Sally I grieve so for you in the loss of your daughter-I know your grief having lost a son so young not long ago-my prayers are with you-Rosie Greene ”
9 of 36 | Posted by: Rosie Greene - Portage, MI

“Susan, my prayers and those of all who love you and your family are with you during this trial. Though I was not fortunate to know your sister-in...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: America Nelson - Kalamazoo, MI

“So sorry for your loss. Sympathy and prayers to the famiy. ”
11 of 36 | Posted by: Diana Aber - Delton, MI

“The world has lost an angel. I am in so much grief for your loss Jimmy. ”
12 of 36 | Posted by: James Deyo - Greenwater, WA

“I knew Lory as the mother of Barry and a hockey Mom. We cheered on the Huskey's hockey team as our sons played. When I think of Lory, i remember...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Linda Campbell - Portage, MI

“Jimmy and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My sincerest thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
14 of 36 | Posted by: Char Bowker - Sioux Falls, SD

“Gary Ackerman, my prayers and heart goes out to Lory's family & friends. Lory will be missed forever and I am very thankful for being a part of her...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“Lory had the most infectious laugh and the greatest smile. I was fortunate to have shared some great times with her at Comstock. My heartfelt prayers...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Linda (Ryan) Bouman - MI

“So sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. ”
17 of 36 | Posted by: Tamara Wilden - Delaware, OH

“This is such heart breaking news. Sincere condolences to all the family. Will be praying for all the family Cherish all the beautiful memories ”
18 of 36 | Posted by: Debbie (Mann) Schamehorn

“MY PRAYERS WITH THE FAMILY ”
19 of 36 | Posted by: LINDA HUNTER - KALAMAZOO

“I'm saddened and sorry to hear of your loss ... my sympathies, prayers and thoughts to Jimmy and family. ”
20 of 36 | Posted by: Richard W Blue - Kalamazoo, MI

“My heart goes out to you Jimmy, and the entire family at this very difficult time of loss. Lory had a smile like no other. A beautiful, sweet, and...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Cathy Sessions - Galesburg, MI

“We are so very sorry and saddened! We will always remember her sweet, contagious smile! Our prayers and thoughts to Jimmy, familiy, and friends...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Art and LuAn Wormet - Fort Wayne, IN

“My prayers and love goes out to Jimmy and all the family during this very difficult time and I am so very sorry for your loss. I am deeply saddened...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Lisa Langs - Augusta, MI

“I met Lory and the Dodgson family when my son married Trish. Everyone was always so lovely and I am so sorry about Lorys passing. This will leave a...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Britt McDermott - Charleston, SC

“So many memories of growing up with Lory. A sweet soul with the biggest smile. I am grateful for knowing her. ”
25 of 36 | Posted by: Betty Miller - Augusta, MI

“Jimmy, there are no words... May the love of family and friends help you through this time of grief. Sending prayers and hugs. ”
26 of 36 | Posted by: Donna Adamski - Hickory Corners, MI


27 of 36 | Posted by: Don & Brenda Deibler - Richland, MI

“Rest In peace lory. My condolence, thoughts, and prayers are with family and friends.. I'm deeply sadden by the loss and will miss her so much.. Lory...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Jessica, Sierra, Sylvanah, and Alyssa - MI

“❤Lory was one of the most caring, loving, gentle souls I have ever had the privilege of working for. I will miss her so much! My prayers...Read More »
29 of 36 | Posted by: Rosemary Belland - Plainwell, MI

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
30 of 36 | Posted by: Teri Oudemolen - Holland, MI

“Jim, I am so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
31 of 36 | Posted by: Carol Lukeman - Bonita Springs, FL

“Jimmie and Family She was a beautiful lady, keep her beautiful smile close you you. Words can't express my deepest sympathy you all of the family ”
32 of 36 | Posted by: Kelly Springer - Delton, MI

“Lorywas a very sweet person. I will really miss her. ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: Jeannie Nufer

“I am so saddened to hear of Lory's passing... I always loved working for her and Julie. My deepest sympathy and love to her family and friends ”
34 of 36 | Posted by: Jenny Butler - Kalamazoo, MI

“I am so saddened to hear of Lory s passing. I loved working for her and Julie.My deepest sympathy and love to her family and friends ”
35 of 36 | Posted by: Jenny Butler - Kalamazoo, MI

“Brittany (Jimmy Williams) Toornman and Family, Our hearts go out to you during this time of your unexpected loss. From all the memories you ...Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Rebekah Sims - Sweetwater, TN


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Lory Ann (Dodgson) Fish of Hickory Corners, MI

Lory, age 56, died unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, July 6, 2016 at her residence.

Lory, the daughter of Lewis A. and Sally J. (Clancy) Dodgson, was born in Kalamazoo, MI on May 29, 1960; was a lifetime area resident and a 1978 graduate of Kalamazoo Hackett High School. She was the Co-Owner of Custom CareLink, a home care business in Kalamazoo for the past 20 years. Lory was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church of Augusta, MI and the Richland Lions Club. When not busy shopping, Lory enjoyed being on the lake, playing the piano and Up North annual family trips. She had two passions in life; the first, being with her family and spending as much time as possible with them and second, her Dogs and Grand-dogs. Lory lived a life of selflessness and was compassionate with helping people and animals.

Lory was united in marriage to James A. Fish, Jr. on October 10, 2010 at the Gull Lake Country Club. Surviving is her husband, Jim; her daughter, Brittany M. (James Williams) Toornman of Portage, MI; two sons, Barry D. (Tara M.) Toornman, II of Ann Arbor and Darren J. Fish of Hickory Corners; her Mother, Sally Dodgson of Richland, MI and three sisters, Sue J. (Tim) Davidson of Broomfield, CO, Linda J. Engle and Lou A. (Bill) Beeke, both of Richland, along with eleven beloved nieces and nephews and four great nieces; her mother and father-in-law, Alice and James Fish, Sr. of Hickory Corners and two sister-in-laws, Tamalyn (Dave) Flook and Susan (Brian) Buckham, both of Hickory Corners, along with three wonderful nieces and nephews. Lory was preceded in death by her dad, Lew on May 6, 2010.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 12th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 12648 East D Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012 with Father Christopher J. Derda, Celebrant and Deacon Michael A. Carl, Assisting. Interment will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery, Richland. Family and friends will continue Lory's life celebration with a time of fellowship and a luncheon immediately following the committal in the Church Social Hall. Lory's family will greet friends on Monday, Jul 11th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, 9170 East D Avenue (M-89), where the Parish Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lory's honor may be directed to the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Cancer Center, 1540 East Hospital Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 or the PAWS WITH A CAUSE, 4242 S. Division, Wayland, MI 49348.

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St. Ann Catholic Church Social Hall

12648 East D Avenue Augusta (Gull Lake), MI 49012
(269) 731-4721