May 16, 1934 - September 16, 2016
Laura L. Hodgson, age 82, of Brodhead, WI, stepped into eternity on Friday, September 16, 2016, at the Virginia Highlands Nursing Home, Germantown, WI, surrounded by all of her children. She was born on May 16, 1934 in Mt. Hope, WI, the daughter of Edward and Bessie (Kettner) Ransom. She married Don M. Hodgson on February 14, 1959 in Lexington, NE. He passed away on October 8, 2011. Laura grew up in Shady Dell Township near Mt. Hope, WI. She graduated from Mt. Hope High School in 1952. After high school, she moved to Boscobel, WI and worked as a telephone operator. After a time, she moved to Benson, AZ and worked as a waitress. Laura moved back to Wisconsin and then met her husband. While Don worked as a handyman and then a machinist, Laura was a full-time mother and housewife. After moving to Brodhead, WI in 1970, Laura worked part-time for the local school district cafeteria. She later realized her dream of a college degree by completing the restaurant and hotel cookery program at Blackhawk Technical College, Janesville, WI. After her children were grown, Laura dove into planting her garden every spring and canning vegetables every fall. She enjoyed being active in her church, writing, and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by her children; Jacquilyn (Donn) Komschlies, Scott (Beth) Hodgson, both of Appleton, WI, Michael (Randa) Hodgson, and Eric (Kate) Hodgson, both of Menomonee Falls, WI, Julie Hodgson, Brodhead, WI, James Hodgson, St. Louis, MO; three granddaughters, Chelsea and Erinn Komschlies and Cheyenne Hodgson. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister, Helen Kinder, and a brother, Howard Ransom. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at the United Methodist Church, Brodhead, WI, with Pastor Krystal Goodger and Tim Snell officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Ida Cemetery, Grant County, WI. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m., Tuesday, until time of services at the church. A memorial fund will be established.
Laura L. Hodgson, age 82, of Brodhead, WI, stepped into eternity on Friday, September 16, 2016, at the Virginia Highlands Nursing Home, Germantown, WI, surrounded by all of her children. She was born on May 16, 1934 in Mt. Hope, WI, the daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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