Corwin E. Goodman, 88, frmly. LS

--obit-goodmanCorwin E. Goodman, age 88 of Cresco, Iowa died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at Regional Health Services of Howard County in Cresco.
Corwin Ellis Goodman was born Dec. 26, 1925 to Paul and Mabel (Cory) Goodman in Marshalltown, Iowa. In 1927 the family moved to a farm six miles west of Lime Springs, Iowa. He attended country school in Chester Township and the ninth grade in Lime Springs. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1946 to 1948 at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Corwin was united in marriage to Carolyn Scheevel of Cherry Grove, Minn. on June 23, 1952. To this union were born three children, Allen, Michael and Marie. Carolyn passed away in November of 1959. Corwin was united in marriage to Anita Brandt of Denver, Iowa on Sept. 1, 1961. To this union were born two more children, Brian and Doris. Corwin was also known by many friends as ‘Corky.’

After serving in the Marine Corps, he worked various jobs prior to farming in Howard County in the early 1950s. In 1995 the couple retired from farming and moved to Cresco. Corwin was an active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Lime Springs and later Saratoga Presbyterian Church. He served as Sunday School Superintendent, trustee and elder. Corwin was a board member of the Howard County Farm Bureau, he served on the Howard County Extension Council and served on the board of the Howard County Experimental Farm.

Corwin is survived by his wife, Anita, of Cresco; his children, Allen (Donna) Goodman of Rocky Ford, Colo., Michael (Suzanne) Goodman of Ventura, Calif., Marie (Randy) Hinz of Lexington, S.C., Brian (Connie) Goodman of Lime Springs, and Doris (Mark) Brosz of Andover, Kan.; nine grandchildren, Aaron Goodman, Michael (Amy) Goodman, Brian (Jolynn) Hinz, Jennifer (Kevin) McIver, Laura Goodman, John Brosz, Matthew Goodman, Elizabeth Brosz and Sharon Goodman; eight great-grandchildren, Meaghan, Connor, Logan, Maggie, Anderson, Caleb, Katelyn and Emily; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Paul and Mabel; his first wife, Carolyn; and three sisters, Dorothy Steinert, Doris Patridge and Alice Dieken.

Funeral services were Sept. 9 at Saratoga Presbyterian Church in Saratoga, Iowa. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Lime Springs.
Memorials are preferred to the Midwest Bible Training Center.


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