Noella Marguerite (Gallon) Dodge, 83, passed away on December 31, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa. Noella was born in Lumby, BC on December 21, 1931 to John and Rhea Gallon. After finishing high school, she moved to Vancouver where she worked as a secretary. It was there that she met Ray William Dodge. They married in Lumby on November 20, 1954. Noella lived most of her adult life in Seattle, Washington. In March 2013, she moved to Des Moines, Iowa to live with her son, Ken and his wife Sue. She had kidney disease and was on dialysis.

She is survived by four children: Ken and Glen Dodge and Nancy (Ross) and Susan Axelson as well as eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Also remembered by brothers: Bert Gallon of Vernon, Les of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta (who has since passed away), Henry of Kamloops and Glen of Lumby and sisters Rhea Husdup and Carole Kruger of Vernon.

Noella was predeceased by husband Ray and grandson Michael.

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