Louise Helen Dodd, 72, of Edwardsville and formerly of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 10:01 p.m. on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.
She was born December 5, 1948 in St. Louis. She married Bradley K. Dodd in February 1972 and he passed away in November 1995.
Louise worked most of her career as a secretary and enjoyed her days of shopping. She cherished her grandchildren and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by a daughter, Tracy (David) Wickman of Edwardsville; two adopted children, Janice (Tom) Wade of St. Peters, Missouri and Steven Dodd of Alton; four grandchildren, David J. Wickman, Amanda Wickman, Victoria Dodd and Sam Hopper; a brother, Harry (Donna) Coplin of Rolla, Misssouri; a nephew, David (Tammy) Coplin of Russellville, Missouri; other extended family and friends.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her father and stepmother, Hoyt (Margaret) Coplin; mother, Dorothy (Cooper) Coplin and a brother, David Coplin.
In celebration of her life, a private visitation and funeral service will be held at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon on Monday, December 28, 2020. Reverend Sharon Autenrieth will officiate.
Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.