Patricia “Pat” Ann Dodge
December 26, 1934 – August 12, 2023
Patricia (“Pat”) Ann Dodge, a longtime resident of Orange County, California, passed away suddenly and peacefully on August 12, 2023. She was 88 years old.
Pat was born in Michigan, an only child to Larry & Marion Lemmon. Pat grew up in Michigan on a farm surrounded by Aunts, Uncles and cousins. Pat met and married James “Jim” Dodge in 1955 (div 1975), and had four children over a span of six years. Pat first made a career as a homemaker while residing in Michigan while starting their family. The family relocated to California in 1965 where Pat started her professional career. Pat worked at University of California, Irvine in their Tutoring Department for over 25 years and enjoyed working and interacting with her co-workers and the students.
Pat enjoyed socializing, reading, beading, knitting and taking walks with her dog. Pat is survived by her children, Doug, Denise, Donna and Dianna, her grandchildren, Bryan, Colleen, Matthew, Emily, Sarah, Adam and Kelly, and her great-grandchildren, Kylie, Trent, Payton, Tanner, Ella, Owen, Cameron, Greyson, Adelynn, Maggie, Bryne and Harper.
A private viewing will take place on September 6, 2023 from 9:30am – 10:30am at O’Connor Mortuary, 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653.