Scott D. Hodgman, 50, West Concord

Published 10:27 am Friday, November 9, 2012

Scott D. Hodgman, 50, of West Concord, Minn., died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Dodge County.

Scott D. Hodgman

Scott was born April 25, 1962, in Owatonna, Minn., the son of Donald and Elaine (Ditch) Hodgman. He attended school in Claremont, Minn., and graduated from West Concord High School in 1980. Scott was united in marriage to Beth Hopkins on June 29, 1979, in Sioux Falls, S.D., and the couple made their home in West Concord. Scott worked for Louie Loosbrock until 1982, when Scott’s father Donald started Hodgman Drainage Company and he began to work for his father, later owning the company with his brother Dan. Scott was a Concord Township officer for many years, and was involved in the Dodge County Planning and Zoning Committee involved with the Dodge County Fair board, West Concord Community Club, and the Land Improvement Contractors Association in Minnesota and Iowa. Scott’s passion was for land improvement. He also enjoyed traveling, especially to Hawaii and to Alaska to fish, along with flying, snowmobiling, and motorcycling. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Beth Hodgman of West Concord; daughter, Amanda (and Mason) Madery of Kasson; sons, Nick (and friend Mackenzie Webb) Hodgman of Dodge Center and their children Nolan and Olivia; Ryan (and Adrienne) Hodgman of Dodge Center and their children Gracelyn and Tucker. He is also survived by his parents, Donald and Elaine Hodgman of Claremont; brothers, Mike (and Karen) Hodgman of Zumbrota, Minn.; Dan (and Lori) Hodgman of Mantorville, Minn.; sisters, Mary (and Kevin) Hindal of Scappoose, Ore., and Laura (and Paul) Craft of Mesa, Ariz; father and mother in law Earl (and Gladys) Hopkins of West Concord; sister and brother-in-laws Gladys (and Larry) Rucker, Cindy (and Dennis) Dohrmann and Ann (and Jeff) Franzen; AFS daughter Kristin (and Larse) Falck and their Son Mathias of Norway; goddaughter Danika Hodgman; aunts Donna Howieson, Carolyn Gustafson and Uncle Frank (and Sharon) Hodgman; and many nieces, nephews, and great friends.

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He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Visitation will be at Michaelson Funeral Home, West Concord on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, from 2 to 8 p.m. and at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, from 10 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Owatonna, with the Rev. Chris Brekke of Trinity Lutheran Church in West Concord officiating. Interment will be in the Concord Cemetery in Concord Township.