GARFIELD, N.J. — Carl Kling Hodum, of Garfield, died Sept. 9. He was 86.
He was born in Clifton, moving to Garfield at the age of 5.
Hodum served in the U.s. Army during the Korean War, was an active member of the Lodi American Legion Post 136, a member of the 8/40 Voyagers and retired as an employee of the Ford Motor Company in Mahwah.
He is survived by his wife Joan (nee Valenti), two daughters, Carla Almobayed and Dawn Hodum, two sons Keith and Richard, six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was conducted Sunday at the American Legion Post 136 in Lodi.
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