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John Albert Hodgman

John Albert Hodgman’s spirit left the pain of this earthly world on Friday, February 19, 2021. John was born on January 31, 1944 in Kalamazoo MI. He was a lifelong resident of Vicksburg and was a man of few words who loved his family, friends, all things Harley Davidson, and racing related as well as the Detroit Lions and Tigers. John graduated from Vicksburg High School in 1962. Following high school John enlisted in the United States Armed forces, where he honorably served his country until being discharged from active duty in 1965. Upon returning home from active duty, his mother introduced him to the love of his life: Jacque, and they were married shortly after on April 1, 1966. John was employed with National Waterlift/ Parker Hannifin from 1965 until he retired in 2004. He is preceded in his passing by his parents: Ruth Agnes (Kaiser) and Albert Theo Hodgman; sisters: Lila Burgess and Joyce Phelps; and brothers: George Hodgman and Roy Hodgman. Left to cherish John’s memory is his loving wife of 54 years: Jacqueline (Havinga) Hodgman; daughter: Cindy (Mike) Waldon; son: John (Martha) Hodgman; grandson: Mike Waldon; sister: Claudia Burgess; and many loving nieces and nephews. As per John’s wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held on a later date. Memorials made in John’s memory may be directed to The Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan and The Senior Services Meals on Wheels. Please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory with the family. The Hodgman family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087. (269) 679-5622.

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cindy waldon Feb 28 2021 11:18 AM

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Carol Kollen Hall Feb 27 2021 5:41 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Hodgman

Kemi Laing Feb 26 2021 5:34 PM

John was a great friend to my late husband Leslie. R.I.P. John

Christina Lewis Feb 25 2021 3:56 PM

Jacque, Cindy, John I am very sorry for your loss you are all in my thoughts and prayer at this time of loss.

Tina Lowe Feb 25 2021 1:04 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Hodgman

Tina Lowe Feb 25 2021 1:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Hodgman

Angie Giesler Feb 25 2021 10:18 AM

John and Martha, Im sorry to hear of your personal loss. John was a cool dude. He had a kind soul and was friendly and generous too all. Certainly a privilege to have known and worked with him at National Water Lift. Eddie Manning

Eddie Feb 25 2021 1:35 AM

John was truly a pleasure to work with as a co-worker at National Water Lift. He was one cool dude who was friendly to all. Thinking of his family. Especially his son John and Martha. Eddie Manning

Eddie Feb 24 2021 11:31 PM

Thinking of you sister! ~D.

Dawn D Munn Feb 24 2021 8:29 PM

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