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Donald J. Goodwin


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DONALD J. GOODWIN
May 10, 1934 - January 17, 2018

Don Goodwin, 83, passed away peacefully at home during hospice care on Wed., January 17, 2018 in Riverside CA. He was born in Madison, WI. His family moved to Brooklyn, WI where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Eunice Jacobson. They were married over 62 years. Don enlisted in the Army (Airborne) in 1952 and also served with the Air Force and Army National Guard for a total of 34 years of service. Don's final awarded rank was Sgt Major, which is the highest noncommissioned officer rank in the United States Military. He is survived by his wife, Eunice; four daughters, Diana, Melody, Tina, & Jean, along with 40 grandchildren (great & great-great); a brother, Darrell of KS; three sisters, Judy, Jane, & Joyce of WI, and several nieces and nephews. Don's requested message to share with us all was "No more suffering. I'm free with the Lord." He was buried with full military honors at the Riverside National Cemetery on Feb 8. Additional info can be found on the Arlington Mortuary website under his name.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 11, 2018
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