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Beth E. Goodman

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Beth E. Goodman Obituary
BETH E. (PEGGY) GOODMAN July 09, 1926 - Sept 29,2015. Beth, 89, of Orland was born in Stockton, KS to Fred and Elizabeth (Montgomery) Howard,. She was the youngest of three daughters. Sisters Virginia Griffith of Clayton, KS and Eleanor Hansford of Lake Wales, FL. Beth married Howard Goodman in 1945; they had three daughters, Sheila K. Dorssey (Don); children, Sherece and Colonel James A. Regenor USAF (Ret); Sheri Cockrell (Rob); and Fredrick L. Shultz. Sharon E. Nord and daughter Kassia Nord. Sandra Finch (Gary); children, Jeramie E. Finch and Jo Ann Finch Bettencourt (Chuck). Beth had 10 Great- Grandchildren, Keaton & Amelia Regenor; Gracie & Sutton Cockrell; Brooklin & Fallon Shultz; JJ (Jeramie) & Jackson Finch; Colton & Blake Bettencourt. Beth is also survived by Cousin's Norma Hughes & Ray Howard, Sister-in-Law Inez (Goodman) Andes of Lincoln, CA & numerous nieces and nephews. Beth had many occupations throughout her life, she worked many years as a Secretary. Her first job was Bomb inspector during WWII in Denver, CO. After moving to Orland in 1948, she worked at Spec's Cafe in Orland, she also was a Secretary to Senator Pat Brown when he had a local office in Orland. Beth worked as Secretary in the family Fertilizer Business in Tracy where theyresided from 1956 to 1975. Beth also worked for Ace Tomato in Tracy CA. Beth moved back to Orland in 1975 after the death of her husband. She Farmed their almond farm and helped in the care of her Mother, helped raised two Granddaughters, worked at Photo Mat and later managed Cassie's Casuals. Later on she worked mornings for Sandra Finch Real Estate. Beth loved to play pinochle at the Senior Center and Thursday Brunch with her life long friend Maggie Bay at Rolling Hills. Visitation will be Wednesday October 7, 2015 at F. D. Sweet and Son Mortuary at 825 A Street, from 4 P M to 8 P M Beth's Service will be 10 AM on Thursday October 8, 2015 at The Federated Church, 709 1st Street, Orland, CA. Internment will be at I.O.O.F. Cemetery on County Road P, Orland, CA.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Oct. 4, 2015
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