James and Judith DoddPublished 12:52pm Friday, December 4, 2009
Love that is true never grows old. The children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are proud to announce the joyous celebration of the 50th anniversary of James and Judith (Greenway) Dodd.
Together they have formed a friendship, raised a family and built a beautiful marriage.
They were united in marriage on Dec. 5, 1959, at the Dowagiac home of Judy’s brother, Clifton Greenway.
The couple’s best man was Jerry Krizinski and maid of honor Joan (Powell) Dodd.
Jim retired from working n the manufacturing field and is currently a lieutenant on the Dowagiac Volunteer Fire Department, which he has been a member of for more than 37 years.
Judy retired from the former Haggin Wimberley Ford-Mercury.
They have two daughters, Tammy (Toby) Brooks and Tracy (Ronald) Galbreath; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Winters, Elizabeth (Michael) Staley, Brittany (Jeffrey) Yauchstetter, Ryan Galbreath and Tony Brooks; and two great-grandchildren, Makenna Staley and Michael Staley Jr.
The family will host a celebration in their honor at the Bistro on the Boulevard in St. Joseph on Dec. 6.