Kathleen Theresa Goodman
June 16, 2009
Kathleen Theresa Goodman, of Issaquah, died June 7, 2009, at home. She was 83.There will be a rosary, time to be announced, Thursday evening, June 18, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Issaquah. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 19, also at St. Joseph’s, followed by a reception at the church.
She was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Miller, S.D., one of 12 children to William and Anna Parker. In 1943, she married John Goodman in Shelby, Mont. After the armed services, they settled in Great Falls, Mont. In 1956, they moved their family to Seattle and in 1966, to Issaquah.
Survived by her husband of 66 years, John, she was the mother of 14 children, seven of which survive today: Paulette Myers, of La Quinta, Calif.; Anne Blake, of Marina, Calif.; Barbe Goodman, of Issaquah; Rosemary Perez, of Redmond; Roger Goodman, of Boise, Idaho; Georgia Hanna, of Spanaway; and Joyce Lamb, of Squamish, British Columbia. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren (three deceased) and 29 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her sister Helen Garbolski, of Windsor Locks, Conn.; brothers-in-law Bill Goodman, of Seattle, and Bill Finch, of Kent; sister-in-law Betty Manix, of Hayward, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A caring and loving person, her single purpose in life was her faith in God and her family. Her most endearing quality was her laughter.
Arrangements are entrusted to Flintoft’s Issaquah Funeral Home and Crematory.
Friends and relatives are invited to view photos, get directions to the service, check time for the rosary and share memories in the family’s online guest book