Kenton Vern “Ken” Goodhue

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Kenton Vern “Ken” Goodhue

Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Death 22 Jan 2014 (aged 85)
Oroville, Butte County, California, USA
Burial Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
Memorial ID 123983658 · View Source
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GOODHUE — Kenton Goodhue, 85, of Oroville, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsey Funeral Home, 534-3877.

His Legacy… Kenton Vern Goodhue (Ken) was born on
March 3, 1928 in Riverside, California to Vern and Bessie
Goodhue. Ken passed away on January 21, 2014 in Oroville,
California. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, greatgrandfather,uncle, granduncle and great-granduncle. He
attended Foothill Community Church. He was a PFC in the U.S.Army from 1946 - 1947, and was an officer in the California Highway Patrol for 31 years, from 1957 to 1988. He was presented with the Peace Officer of the Year award and the CHP Division Chief's Commendation award. He graduated from California State University at Chico with a B.A. in Public Administration in 1975. Ken was gifted with a kind and gentle personality and had a strong sense of duty to his community. He enjoyed off-road 4-wheeling, motorcycle touring, computers and electronics. He collected antique scales and scientific instruments. Ken was a member of the Masonic Temple Oroville Lodge, the International Society of Antique Scale Collectors, the Oroville Docents Association, the International Police Officer Association, the Elks Lodge, the 25th Infantry
Division Association and the 3/4 Calvary Mackenzie's Raiders.

His Family… Ken is survived by Patricia Epperly Goodhue
(Pat), his wife of 16 years; his sons Michael Clinton Goodhue of Riverside, California; Gregory Kenton Goodhue of San Jose,California; Pat's children Carol Maltman Scott; Debra Maltman; Bernard Maltman; and many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.He was preceded in death by his first wife Patricia Marie Haight Goodhue.

His Farewell Service …The service to honor Ken's memory
will be held at 2:00 PM on February 8, 2014 at Foothill
Community Church, 2475 Foothill Bl., Oroville CA. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the CAHP Widows and Orphans'Trust Fund, 2030 V Street,Sacramento, CA 95818.Arrangements entrusted to Ramsey Funeral Home 530-534-3877.

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  • Added: 23 Jan 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 123983658
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kenton Vern “Ken” Goodhue (3 Mar 1928–22 Jan 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 123983658, citing Olivewood Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Steven R. Goff (contributor 47520734) .