Caryn Hodges, 76, of Saginaw, passed away peacefully, after a lengthy illness at Chesaning Comfort Care on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Caryn Wellman was born on December 13, 1946 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Herbert and Ruth Wellman. She was married to James Hodges, he survives her. Caryn worked as a beautician at Foxy Lady for many years and was self-employed at other establishments. She was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church and enjoyed spending summers in Tawas and Caseville. Surviving besides her husband James are their sons, Cristyn Hodges and Cory Hodges; daughter, Carrie Hodges, all of Saginaw; grandchildren, Payton, Haylee, and Kaycee Hodges; sister, Diane Damsen; brother, Ken (Anne) Wellman. Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Dominic Parish (St. Stephen Church), 1310 Malzahn St., Saginaw, MI 48602. Burial will follow in St. Andrews Cemetery, Saginaw. Caryn’s family will receive visitors at Skorupski Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1550 Midland Rd., between State & Gratiot Rd., on Tuesday, January 24th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Caryn's Funeral Liturgy. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Caryn Hodges memorial Fund c/o Cris Hodges. Arrangements entrusted to Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at or

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  1. So sorry for your loss.
    She was a special lady and a great person. It was a pleasure to know her.
    Darlene & Mark

  2. Carrie, Hallie and family, so very sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathies. Prayers and hugs sent to you and your family in this difficult time.
    Dan and Julie Behmlander

  3. Dear Jim,Carrie,Cory, Cristyn and beautiful Granddaughters~
    Caryn was hilarious, always had a beautiful smile, & I can still hear her great laughter as I think of her. Her family meant EVERYTHING to her & the love she had for you all was so very obvious. Please hold onto to the good times, memories as they will help you through the rough times. Sending you all sincere prayers as you grieve. Much love,
    Mary (Spradlin) Walraven

  4. Jim, we were so very sorry to hear about Caryns passing. Thankful for the many good memories we have had with you both over the years. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Rich and Chris

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