Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Lucille Goodwin

Mrs. Lucille Goodwin, 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.

Lucille was born in Alvin, WI, to the late Sylvester and Ina (nee: Carter) Thrasher on June 12, 1925. She had lived in Racine for most of her life. In Racine, she was united in marriage to Harry E. Goodwin on March 25, 1944. After 64 years of marriage, Harry preceded her in death on January 21, 2009.

Lucille was an active member of First Church of God. There, she was also a member of the Christian Woman’s Connection. She was employed by Jack and Jill Day Care Center for many years starting as a cook. Then she became a teacher and finally served many years as the director, retiring in 1988. Lucille enjoyed cooking, gardening and sewing. She was a collector of many things, especially angels and spoons. She also enjoyed playing dominos and working jigsaw puzzles. Lucille was an outgoing person and loved to be around people. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother loving the time she spent with them.

Lucille will be dearly missed by her children, Kathleen Goodwin, Richard (Connie) Goodwin and Eric (Karen) Goodwin; six grandchildren, David (Lindsey), Jennifer, Patrick (Rikki), Brian, Craig and Michael Goodwin; her great-grandson, Jackson Sparrow Goodwin; three step-grandchildren, Amber, Zach and Ben Jarosz; her sister, Christine Pandolphi; her brother, Ed Thrasher; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Joan Goodwin; and one sister, Ruth Christensen.

Funeral services in celebration of Lucille will be held at First Church of God, 1650 Lathrop Ave., on Monday, March 12, 2012, at noon with Pastor Ryan Reed officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the Wilson Funeral Home on Sunday evening, March 11, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on Monday morning, at the church from 11 a.m. until noon service time. Memorials may be directed to First Church of God or the Wisconsin Assembly of the Church of God.

“A special thank you from Mrs. Goodwin’s family to the staff at Lakeshore Manor for their kind and loving care of their mother and also to Dr. Ned Mejalli for his 16-plus years of care.”

Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine 262-634-3361

No comments: