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Ray Goodsel
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1926
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 2013
Montcalm County
Michigan, USA

Son of Julius b.and Lillian c. (Mirrar) Goodsel He proudly searved his country in the US Navy during Wourld war 2

Ray Goodsell, 87, of Belding, died early Thursday morning, November 14, 2013 at Metron of Greenville. Ray was born on July 18, 1926 in St. Joseph, the son of Julius B. and Lillian C. (Mirrar) Goodsell. He proudly served his country in the US Navy during World War II. Ray was a member of the VFW in Sheridan, had fun with games, trinkets, making puzzles and woodworking. He enjoyed flea markets, going to garage sales and liked wheeling and dealing in buying and selling things. Ray established the first trash removal service in Belding in the mid 1960ís. Ray married Roberta J. Hammon on November 11, 1946 in South Bend Indiana and they just celebrated their 67th anniversary. Ray is loved and survived by his wife Roberta and their children; John Goodsell of Atlanta, GA, Becki and Jim Hansen of Greenville and Mike and Jan Goodsell of Grand Rapids, his daughter-in-laws; Paula Goodsell of Greenville, Susie Goodsell of Atlanta, grandchildren; Brent Goodsell, Erin Greenop, Ben Goodsell, Brooke Ellsworth, Bradi Hackley, Scott Bartlett, Joe Nelson and Shelle Young, 14 great grandchildren, two sisters; Francis Weigerink and Lucille Milliken. Ray was preceded by his parents and one son Denny. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding with Pastor Steve Charnley of First United Methodist Church, Greenville officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Private committal prayers will take place at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. Memorials may be given to VanAndel Institute for Parkinsonís Research or to Ionia Area Hospice.

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  Dennis Paul Goodsell (1947 - 2011)*
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Rest Haven Memory Gardens
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Harry Moyles
Originally Created by: Ray Conley
Record added: Nov 16, 2013
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Ray Goodsel
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 Added: Nov. 16, 2013

 Added: Nov. 16, 2013

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