LONDON, Ohio - Irene J. Goodin, 89, London, Ohio, formerly of Tipp City, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Madison Senior Living Community.
She was born April 27, 1923, in Troy, to the late Earl and Halcie (Emswiler) Haaga. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Roscoe Goodin, to whom she was married 65 years spending the last 35 years in Kissimmee, Fla., before returning to Ohio after her husband's death to be near her family.
She is survived by her children, David A. and his wife Marjorie Goodin of Brookville and Elizabeth A. and her husband Michael Green of London, Ohio; grandchildren, Brad (Nicole) Ostendorf, Blake Ostendorf, Beth Ostendorf, Tracy (Jeremiah) Hunt, Benjamin (Lindsay) Goodin and Daniel Goodin; great-grandchildren, Mikayla, Sofia, Grayce, Lillian, Amanda and Kylee; and great-great grandchild, Alexis.
Irene was Valedictorian of the class of 1941 from Tippecanoe High School. During World War II she worked at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. At the end of the war she married her husband and together they raised their family.
A graveside service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday in Section 1 at Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City, with Pastor Bonita Wood officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.fringsandbayliff.com