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Stacey Goodrich

Friday, November 24, 2006

Stacey Goodrich
Stacey Goodrich, 39, formerly of Cherokee, died Nov. 17, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn., following a lengthy illness.

Services were at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 20 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Rev. Ray Hampton officiated. Burial was at 4 p.m. on Nov. 20 at the Greenwood Cemetery in Cedar Falls. Visitation was Nov. 19 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the family was present from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee. Online condolences may be left at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.

Goodrich was born March 13, 1967 in Cedar Falls, to Larry and Joyce (Garth) Goodrich. In 1976 she moved with her family to Cherokee, where she was a Washington High School graduating in 1986. She attended Northwestern College in Orange City, graduating in 1991 with a degree in social work. She returned to Cherokee, and was employed by Cherokee Work Services for several years. As a result of her handicap and deteriorating health she moved to Sioux City, residing at the Indian Hills Care Center in 2000. In July of 2002, Goodrich moved to Manly, residing in the Manly Care Center, to be closer to her doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

Goodrich was the Easter Seal poster child in 1979. She enjoyed all music, romantic comedy movies and due to her strong faith she embraced a fine sense of humor and a positive outlook. Stacey had worked as a counselor at Camp Sunnyside while she was in high school. She truly appreciated the kindness and support of the people of Cherokee and the various communities in which she had lived.

Survivors include her parents Larry and Joyce Goodrich, of Cherokee; a sister, Kelsey Goodrich, of Omaha, Neb.; a brother Garth Goodrich, of Cedar Falls; her maternal grandmother, Dorothy Garth, of Cedar Falls; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, George Garth; fraternal grandparents, Dale and Mona Goodrich; her aunt, Sherri Goodrich.