William David Goodell, Sr.

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  • Name: William David Goodell, Sr.
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  • Date of Birth: December 25, 1938
  • Date of Death: May 7, 2015 (76 years old)
  • Parents: Philmon and Ada Goodell
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  • Branch: Army
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    William was in the Army Reserves and was stationed two years in Germany.

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  • Civilian Life:
    William married Carol Parks on August 24, 1960.

    He was a member of the Local 49 Operating Engineers working in construction and as a logger. William spent many years in Alaska working on the Northern Slope.

    William was preceded in death by his parents Philmon and Ada; wife, Carol; son, David; daughter, Betty; and sisters, Nancy and Joelle.

    He is survived by daughters Laurie Goodell, Lisa (Robert) Samuelson; son, William, Jr. (Lisa); four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brother, George (Norma); and many nieces and nephews.

    William is buried in Pine Ridge Cemetery at Deer River, Minnesota.

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