Dorrie Eklund Hodge, 69, passed away on Friday, May 3, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas. Dorrie was born in Belvidere, Illi. on August 15, 1943. She was preceded in death by her father, Chester Eklund of Belvidere, Illi. Dorrie is survived by her beloved husband of 43 years, Gil Hodge of Briggs Ranch San Antonio. Dear mother of one son, Kelly Hodge (Elsie), one daughter, Kristi Hodge Fischrupp, and one granddaughter, Mackenzie Rose Fischrupp. Dorrie is the daughter of Fran Nelson Eklund, sister, Sandy Hulsledt (Wes), Marsha Pundt (Jeff) and brother, Fred Eklund. Dorrie had a passion for enjoying life and making sure those around shared her joy. She brought fun and laughter to every occasion and set the standard for the phrase “Live, Laugh, Love.” A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Porter Loring Mortuary, 1101 McCullough Ave., San Antonio, TX 78212. A reception will follow at Briggs Ranch Golf Club, San Antonio. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donation to be made to Cressie Animal Refuge and Enrichment at caretx.org. You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.porterloring.com.