Rita Kay Dodson

February 6, 1949 – January 27, 2018

May 9, 1942 – December 28, 2017

FORT WAYNE – Rita Kay Dodson, 68, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Plymouth, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 in the Shearwater Group Home in Fort Wayne. Rita’s brother; Dale Dodson, 75, of Plymouth, passed away December 28, 2017 in the Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.

Rita was born February 6, 1949 in Plymouth, to the late George and Olive (Schroeder) Dodson.
Rita at one point several years ago had worked at the Marshall-Starke Development Center for about six months.
Surviving are her siblings; Janice Dodson of Middleton, Margaret Roahrig of Plymouth, Ronald (Lynn) Dodson of Plymouth, two sisters-in-law; Betty Severson of Bourbon and Connie Dodson of Warsaw.
She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers; Robert, Keith, Ed, Walt, Glen, and Dale Dodson, and one sister; Marilyn Bartsch.

Family and friends will gather on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the New Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel, 1300 Chester Street, Plymouth, from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM to celebrate Rita and her brother; Dale Dodson, who passed away December 28, 2017. Services will immediately begin at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Charles Krieg officiating.
Rita and Dale will be laid to rest in the Dodson family plot in the New Oak Hill Cemetery following services.
Memorial contributions may be directed to either the Marshall County 4-H Fair or to the Marshall-Starke Development Center, Inc., 1901 Pidco Drive, Plymouth, Indiana 46563.

Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 North Michigan Street, Plymouth, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family through the website: www.johnson-danielson.com