Bryce A. Hoduski

HOUGHTON – Bryce A. Hoduski, 22, a resident of Houghton, passed away suddenly Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Marquette General Hospital.

He was born on April 4, 1991, in Blue Springs, Missouri, a son of Brian and Tamara (Looney) Hoduski. His family then moved to Grand Marais, Mich., and since 1999 have made their home in Houghton. Bryce was a graduate of the Houghton High School with the class of 2010. He was working towards a degree in Hospitality Management at Northern Michigan University. Locally, Bryce had worked for the Keweenaw National Historical Park and the 5th & Elm Coffee Shop.

Mr. Hoduski was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church of Houghton. Bryce enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. He also loved to cook for his friends, work on computers, play video games, along with spending time outdoors fishing, rock picking, shooting and hiking.

Preceding him in death was his maternal grandfather, Larry Looney.

Surviving are his parents, Brian and Tamara Hoduski of Houghton; his sister, Elisabeth and Christopher Dennis of Houghton; his niece, Addison Dennis of Houghton; his maternal grandmother, Betty and John Oden of Hollister, Mo.; his paternal grandfather, Ron and Micki Hoduski of Georgetown, Tx.; his paternal grandmother, Bernadine Abbott-Hoduski of Kansas City, Mo.; his uncles, Larry and Cindy Looney of Blue Springs, Mo., Mark and Jeanne Hoduski of Bonner Springs, Kan., Eric and Kendra Hoduski of Georgetown, Tx.; his aunts, Lisa and Craig Hammond of Indianapolis, Ind., Nanci and Gene Cook of Pleasant Hill, Mo., Suzi Splinter of Maplewood, Minn.; his girlfriend, Kate Nordlund of Ludington, Mich.; his adopted grandparents, Richard and Carol Miller of Grand Marais, Mich.; and numerous cousins and many friends

A Mass of Christian Burial for Bryce will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, in St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church of Houghton with Fr. John Martignon and Father Larry VanDamme to officiate.

Spring burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call on Sunday, March 2, 2014, from 5 to 7 p.m. in St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church of Houghton and on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church.

Memorial gifts in Bryce’s honor can be sent to Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, P.O. Box 968, Marquette, MI 49855 where Bryce’s beloved Cheshire Cat was rescued.

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The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes have been assisting the family with the arrangements.