Obit: Hodd, Cecil (1923 - 2006)
Contact:  Shari Hahn

Surnames: Hodd, Hilden, Bogue, Johnson, Rabehl, Kieffer, Koplitz, Gurber

----Sources: Marshfield News-Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) August 29, 2006

Hodd, Cecil A. (31 July 1923 - 26 Aug. 2006)

Cecil A. Hodd

COLBY -- Cecil A. Hodd, 83, Colby, died Saturday Aug. 26, 2006, at Saint Joseph's Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Marshfield.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, at First Presbyterian Church, Abbotsford, Wis. The Rev. Leroy Haynes will officiate. The organist will be Sheila Koplitz and the vocalists will be Gary and Rochelle Schultz.

Burial will be in Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lucas Northway, Jerry Rabehl, Wayne Johnson, Robert Kieffer, Mark Weber and Allen Leu.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Maurina Funeral Home, Abbotsford, and from 10 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the church.

Cecil was born July 31, 1923, in Withee to Jay and Olive (Hilden) Bogue. Cecil and Robert Hodd were married June 30, 1940, in Withee. He died April 24, 2003. They farmed in town of Hoard before moving to Abbotsford in 1948. They built the Abby Theatre in Abbotsford in 1948 and opened it in 1949. In 1969, they built the 13-29 Drive-In Theatre and opened it in 1970. In 1982, they sold the businesses to their son, Dave.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Cecil enjoyed fishing and their cabin on Butternut Lake in Park Falls.

Cecil is survived by her children, June (Gerald) Johnson of Medford, Carol (Alvin) Rabehl of Kaukauna, Janet (Tom) Kieffer of Loyal and David Hodd of Colby; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson; and one sister, Edna Koplitz of Abbotsford, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert; two sons, Jerry in 1969 and Robert Jr. in 1952; one brother, Harold Bogue; and one sister, Leota Gurber.



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