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Obituary of Kenneth Michael Hodge

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    Kenneth Michael Hodge, 74, of Sterling, died Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at his home. 

    Kenneth was born July 18, 1948 in Sterling, the son of Chester and Nina (Louhaug) Hodge. He married Judy Clayton-McKee on September 1, 1989 in Sterling. She preceded him in death on August 17, 2021. Ken owned and operated Ken and Ray Auto Body in Rock Falls for many years. He most recently worked at Vintage Mechanical Works in Sterling.

    Survivors include three daughters, Ruth (Kurt) Crowe of Dixon, Lanette (Tim) Baker of Sterling and Teresa (Mark) Tanner of Birchwood, TN; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

   He was preceded in death by one son Lante McKee; one sister, Karen Thomas and a brother, Stanley Hodge.

   Graveside services will be held at 11 AM July 7, 2023 at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling with Brother Dale Druien officiating. There will be no visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded.

   A memorial has been established.

   Condolences may be sent to



11:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, July 7, 2023
Oak Knoll Memorial Park
18268 Pennington Rd.
Sterling, Illinois, United States
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1948 - 2023

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