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John Franklin "Deke" Godette
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1876
Kipton
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1972
Oberlin
Lorain County
Ohio, USA

John Franklin (Deke) Godette, 95, of 113 Groveland St, Oberlin, Died in the Wiggin Nursing Home. Oberlin. yesterday after a brief illness. Born in Kipton Dec 12, 1876, he was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Godette, self-employed, was in the light hauling business until he was 92. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Surviving are one son, Rowland, Oberlin; two step-sons, Paul and Raymond Gordon, both of Oberlin, three step-daughters, Mrs. Phyllis Williams and Mrs. Isabell Cobb, both of Detroit, Mich, and Mrs. Benita Jones, New York City, six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received in the Cowling Funeral Home, Oberlin, tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in Mt Zion Baptist Church. The Rev. Fred Steen will officiate. Burial will be in Westwood Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  James H Godette (1830 - 1903)
  Elizabeth Anna Driggers-Hudnell Godette (1838 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Emma Goens Godette (1886 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Rowland M. Godette (1927 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henrietta Godette Bell (1857 - 1885)*
  Josephine Godette (1859 - 1873)*
  William R. Godette (1861 - 1931)*
  Mary Elizabeth Godette (1862 - 1920)*
  Alice Godette (1864 - 1896)*
  James R. Godette (1868 - 1945)*
  Martha Godette (1869 - 1883)*
  Henry D Godette (1873 - 1930)*
  Albert Godette (1874 - 1892)*
  Roy Alfred Godette (1874 - 1921)*
  John Franklin Godette (1876 - 1972)
  Clara Godette Grant (1879 - 1912)*
  Sada A Godette Johnson (1883 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westwood Cemetery
Oberlin
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Plot: E-059-02
 
Maintained by: PamZ
Originally Created by: LindaB
Record added: Sep 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41422965
John Franklin Deke Godette
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John Franklin Deke Godette
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