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Florence Goode, age 92, of Preston, Idaho, died on Thursday, November 2, 2017 in Preston.
She was born on November 20, 1924 in Ashgrove to WD and Ruth (Cassill) Roberts. She married Kenneth Goode on December 16, 1944. Kenneth preceded her in death on April 13, 2005. She ran the parts department for Goode and Roberts Implement Company in Blakesburg and later Belzer Equipment in Albia.
Florence was a member of the Ladies Aid Society of the Blakesburg Christian Church. She enjoyed quilting, reading, traveling, and loved cats. She wintered in Texas for over thirty years. She also made quilts for the poor and needy mothers in Mexico for over thirty years.
She is survived by her children: Kathy (Jim) Allen of Franklin, ID, Dan (Joan) Goode of Foley, MO, one brother, Marvin Roberts of Blakesburg, nine grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, WD and Ruth Roberts, husband, Kenneth Goode, infant son, Marvin Kenneth Goode, and two brothers, Richard and Harold Roberts.
Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November, 10, 2017 at the Jay Cemetery near Blakesburg. A Luncheon will follow at the Blakesburg Christian Church. Visitation will be held from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Sinnott Funeral Home, 220 North Court, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501. Memorials may be directed to the Blakesburg Christian Church, 203 W Oak St, Blakesburg, IA 52536. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Homes.
Published on November 7, 2017
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