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Bethel Mae Morgan Goodale
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1904
Moody County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 2005
Dell Rapids
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Bethel Goodale
Bethel Mae Goodale was born on November 17, 1904 at Flandreau, SD, the daughter of George and Ida (Dietz) Morgan. As a young girl, she moved with her parents to Dell Rapids. She grew up in Dell Rapids and graduated from Dell Rapids High School in 1923. She attended Madison State Normal and received her teachers' certificate. She clerked in Dell Rapids until she was married to Frank Goodale on November 25, 1925 in Sioux Falls. They farmed in the Baltic and Chester area until they retired in 1965. They moved into Dell Rapids. Frank died on September 22, 1974. Bethel remained in Dell Rapids. In 2000, Bethel moved to Orchard Hills. She became a resident of Terrace Manor Nursing Home in 2002. Bethel died at Dells Area Health Center on Monday, February 28, 2005. She was 100 and was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, her daughter, Jean Thompson, her parents, six brothers, one sister and her step-son, Francis. Bethel was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Altar Society, Dell Rapids Hospital Auxiliary, Terrace Manor Auxiliary, Odd Fellows Sing-a-long and was a permanent of the S.D. Woman's Bowling Association. Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Jerry (Geraldine) Goodale, Chester; her daughter, Shirley (Virgil) Fiegen of Dell Rapids; her daughter in law Erma Goodale of Dell Rapids; one sister, Emma Grav of Escondido, CA; her 21 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and 25 great-great-grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  George Haffer Morgan (1874 - 1959)
  Ida Florence Dietz Morgan (1884 - 1965)
  Francis "Frank" John Goodale (1899 - 1974)
  Jean Marie Goodale Thompson (1927 - 2004)*
  Francis Albert Morgan (1903 - 1964)*
  Bethel Mae Morgan Goodale (1904 - 2005)
  Leonard George Morgan (1906 - 1974)*
  Emma Lavina Morgan Grav (1909 - 2005)*
  Dale D. Morgan (1914 - 1974)*
  Grace Harriet Morgan Burbank (1916 - 1990)*
  Lester James Morgan (1918 - 1991)*
  Robert Dean Morgan (1924 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
Dell Rapids
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: dells
Record added: Mar 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25553925
Bethel Mae <i>Morgan</i> Goodale
Added by: dells
Bethel Mae <i>Morgan</i> Goodale
Added by: dells
Bethel Mae <i>Morgan</i> Goodale
Added by: dells
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Rest in Peace Dear Cousin
- Ken Ratcliff
 Added: Jul. 12, 2009

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