Scott D. Hodgman, 50, of West Concord, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Dodge County.
He was born April 25, 1962, in Owatonna, the son of Donald and Elaine (Ditch) Hodgman. Scott attended school in Claremont 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, Dodge County Planning and Zoning Committee involved with the Dodge County Fair Board, West Concord Community Club and involved with the Land Improvement Contractors Association in Minnesota and Iowa. Scott's passion was for land improvement. He also enjoyed traveling, especially to Hawaii and fishing in Alaska, 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 and Dan (and Lori) Hodgman of Mantorville; 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 and Carolyn Gustafson; uncle, Frank (and Sharon) Hodgman; and many nieces, nephews and great-friends.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Visitation will be held at Michaelson Funeral Home, West Concord, on Friday Nov. 9, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., and at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Owatonna, with The Reverend Chris Brekke of Trinity Lutheran Church in West Concord officiating. Interment will be in the Concord Cemetery in Concord Township.
Michaelson Funeral Homes, Inc., 319 Main St., West Concord, MN 55985. 507-451-7943.