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Loretta Marie Simecka Dodd

Female 1914 - 1986  (72 years)


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  • Name Loretta Marie Simecka Dodd 
    Born 24 Jul 1914  Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Dec 1986  Brea, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Jan 1987  Highland Cemetery, Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3430  Rossville
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2019 

    Father Joseph Benjamin Simecka,   b. 4 Oct 1882, Willis, Brown County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1961, Delia, Jackson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Johanna Cander Simecka,   b. 8 Feb 1883, Everest, Brown County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1966, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Feb 1904  St. Marys, Pottawatomie County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harry Ennis Dodd,   d. 21 Apr 1978 
    Married 11 Sep 1935  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Donna Rae Dodd Black
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2016 09:07:47 
    Family ID F1798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Dodd, Loretta 1
    Obituary- Dodd, Loretta 1
    Dodd

    Mrs. Loretta Marie Simecka Dodd, 72, Ottawa, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1986, at a hospital in Brea, Calif.

    She had been an office manager and had worked in Ottawa many years. She was born July 24, 1914 on a farm near Delia, the daughter of Joseph Benjamin and Mary Johanna Cander Simecka. She spent her youth on a farm east of Delia and attended Stach Rural School. She graduated from Delia High School in 1932.

    She had worked in Topeka and then moved to Ottawa, where she worked for the Bennett Ice Co. Later she became the office manager at Gambles, where she worked from 1952 to 1974. She also worked at the Bennett retail store until it closed in the late 1970s.

    She was baptized in the Catholic faith and had attended the Trinity Methodist Church, Ottawa. She was married to Harry Ennis Dodd on Sept. 11, 1935 at Topeka. He died April 21, 1978.

    Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Donna Rae Black, Diamond Bar, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Eleanor Thompson and Leona Paulini, both of Rossville, Josephine Constant, Topeka; four brothers, Leo Simecka, Topeka, Ray Simecka, Escondido, Calif., Arthur Simecka, Clinton, Montana, and Ben J. Simecka, Delia; and two grandchildren.

    Funeral services were to be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Ottawa. Burial was to be in the Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home.

    Obituary- Dodd, Loretta 2
    Obituary- Dodd, Loretta 2
    Loretta M. Simecka Dodd
    OTTAWA Mrs. Loretta Marie Simecka Dodd, 72. Ottawa, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, at a hospital in Brea, Calif.
    She had been an office manager and had worked in Ottawa many years.
    She was born July 24, 1914, on a farm near Delia, the daughter of Joseph Benjamin and Mary Johanna Cander Simecka. She spent her youth on a farm east of Delia and attended Stach Rural School. She graduated from Delia High School in 1932.
    She had worked in Topeka and then moved to Ottawa where she worked for the Bennett Ice Co. Later she became the office manager at Gambles, where she worked from 1952 to 1974. She also worked at the Bennett retail store until it closed in the late 1970s.
    She was baptized in the Catholic faith and had attended the Trinity Methodist Church, Ottawa. She was married to Harry Ennis Dodd on Sept. 11, 1935, at Topeka. He died April 21, 1978.
    Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Donna Rae Black. Diamond Bar, Calif.; three sisters. Mrs. Eleanor Thompson and Leona Pau- lini, both of Rossville, Josephine Constant, Topeka; four brothers, Leo Simecka, Topeka, Ray Simecka, Escondido, Calif., Arthur Simecka, Clinton, Mont., and Ben J. Simecka, Delia: and two grandchildren.
    Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Ottawa. Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Friends may call after 1 p.m. today until the service at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home.
    Birth- Simecka, Loretta
    Birth- Simecka, Loretta
    Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Simecka of Soldier Creek a baby girl.