LAURIUM - Theresa Hodge, 72, a resident of Laurium, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital.
She was born October 12, 1939, in Lake Linden, a daughter of the late Wilfred and Bernadette (Baillargeon) Fountaine. She attended Lake Linden Schools.
On June 24, 1961, she married Joel Hodge at Sacred Heart Church in Calumet. Last year, they celebrated their 50th anniversary with family and friends.
Theresa was a devoted wife, mother and grandma. She cherished the time she spent with her family whether it was a family gathering at home or at the campground. She was a lifelong homemaker, always caring and providing for her family. Her pets held a special place in her heart.
Surviving are her husband, Joel; two daughters, Suzette (Steve) Mihelich of Laurium, Jolene Hodge of Laurium; one son, Michael (Crystal) Hodge of Laurium; six grandchildren, Steven, Brandon, Jacob, Ty, Katrinna and Michael Jr.; three sisters, Carol (Mike) Jampsa of Calumet, Mary Barrette of Calumet and Sue Tadych of Calumet; one sister-in-law, Laura Lee Burcar of Calumet; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding her in death were her parents; granddaughter, Sara Marie Mihelich; a sister, Joanne Rheault.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 25, 2012, at 12:00 noon in the Erickson Crowley Funeral Home in Calumet with Deacon Art Stancher to officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowley.com.