Kathleen (Kate) Goodman

Kathleen (Kate) Goodman passed away to her eternal home in heaven at her home on Thursday, July 16, 2020, after a long battle with cancer.

Kate was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan on January 3, 1950.  From a previous marriage, Kate had two sons Michael and Joey Parker.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Adams, WI.

Kate married James (Jim) Goodman in April of 1988 and they had 32 wonderful years together.  Kate enjoyed camping, boating, snowmobiling, and riding on the back of the Harley through-out the years.  Wherever Kate was there was always laughter and fun to be had.  Kate had one grandson, Kieron Parker, with whom she loved spending time with.

Kate was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Catherine Hilborn and one sister Harlene Hilborn.

She is survived by her husband Jim Goodman, sons Mike & Joey Parker, grandson Kieron Parker, sister Donna (Bill) DeNere, and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at Gould Rock Cemetery in Grand Marsh.  Pastor Jasper Sellnow will officiate.

The family would like to thank Pastor Sellnow and our church family at St. Pauls Lutheran Church. We would also like to thank WI Rapids UW Cancer Center and Heartland Hospice for all the wonderful care and support.  Also, a big thank you to all our great friends who helped along the way.

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  1. BJ Nachreiner says:

    My sincerest condolences to you and family. Kate was a wonderful, fun-loving woman. Thoughts and prayers are with you, Jim. May she rest in peace.

  2. Patti Thompson says:

    Jim we are so sorry to hear of Kate’s passing. Camping at Castle rock Lake with you guys was the best! Kate was sure the life of the party that great laugh of hers was so infectious. She was one of those people who sparkled with those beautiful eyes of hers and her smile. Wishing you God’s comfort and peace in the days ahead. Ron and Patti Thompson

  3. Linda and Mike Sheppard says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Please let me know if you need anything. You and your family are in our prayers.
    Linda and Mike Sheppard

  4. Randy & Nona Johnson says:

    Jim, we’re so sorry to hear of Kate’s passing, sending our condolences your way. Kate will be missed by many, may she rest in peace.

  5. Cheri Russell says:

    Jim, I am at a loss for comforting words…you to were a couple to be envied. She was my friend, my sister, and sometimes I felt as though she was my mom. Oh the fun we had. I can’t imagine how hard this must be for you. Sending hugs n prayers your way.
    I’m so sorry. When it’s time let me know if there’s anything I can do to help with arrangements. I can’t wait to see her again, I can hear her laughing with the angels.
    Wow the news knocked me off my feet the lump in my throat hurts.
    Hang in there Jim. 🙏

  6. Janis and Bob Cada says:

    Jim, we are sorry for your loss. Peaxe6, love and comfort to you and your family 💕

  7. Lauren Heitman says:

    Jim and Family,

    My deepest condolences! I only knew Kate a short time, but to know her was to love her. She was so encouraging to my friend Peggy and always made a point to let her know she was rooting for her. I will never forget her 70th Birthday when she looked to me and said, “I didn’t know this many people liked me.” I responded that the attendees not only liked her but loved her. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. rod and ledah billington says:

    so sorry for your loss

  9. Peg Johnston says:

    Jim, I am so saddened that Kate is gone. She was a wonderful person and I loved to hear her laugh. My thoughts are with you.

  10. Gary Zernia says:

    Condolences Jim and family, many good memories, Kate was a special lady and will be missed by all.

  11. James Mathes says:

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you. Jim and Karen Mathes

  12. Cathy and Dennis Rathermel says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. She had such a wonderful soul and always had a beautiful smile. Take Care. God’s blessings

  13. Jim & Lauri Brown says:

    Jim and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. It’s hard to imagine life without Katie but we have so many awesome Katie memories! She will always be with us! Love you!

  14. Marshall and Sue Bjorge says:

    Our condolences Jim and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless.

  15. Peggy Lecy says:

    Jim. I’m so sorry on your loss. Hold these memories close. Watch for signs she’s still with you

  16. Jeffpaukstat says:

    Jim very sorry for your loss Thoughts and prayers your way

  17. Ray and Cheri Witz says:

    Ray and I were very saddened to hear of Kate’s passing. Our condolences and prayers go out to her family.

  18. Barb Beyer says:

    I’m so sorry that your sweetheart has passed. You are such good people! I’ll always remember her laugh and those sparkly eyes. God’s peace to you Jim and family.

  19. Kim Draeger-Cleland says:

    Jim & Joey,
    So sorry for your loss, Kate was a wonderful woman!!

  20. Kathy Morley says:

    Kate was truly one of a kind! She was always the life if the party! She will be missed dearly! Hugs and prayers to the family! Special hugs to her dear friends!

  21. Arnie and Lori Lancour says:

    We are so saddened by Kate’s passing. Kate was a terrific person and a true friend. God bless

  22. Marge Edwards says:

    So sorry for your loss. Kate was a special person and will be missed by many.

  23. Rita Kolstad says:

    Jim, so sorry for your loss.

  24. Tony and Denise Orth says:

    Our condolences to Jim and family. So sorry for your loss.

  25. Pat & Beccy Pare says:

    Our deepest sympathies to you Jim and your family.

  26. KELLY J VROMAN says:

    Jim, Mike, Kieron, Joey, So sorry for your loss, her long and rough journey has ended, glad she is at peace. She was such a tough and brave lady!! RIP Kate, will miss that laugh and sense of humor. Prayers for you all. Kelly & Bob

  27. Steve Abfall says:

    Sorry for your loss Jim

  28. Tom and Kris Bougie says:

    So sorry for your loss. Peace to you and your family.

  29. George & Wendy Ritchie says:

    Jim and family sorry for your loss

  30. Teresa Marti says:

    So sorry for your loss. She was an amazing person.

  31. Aunt Doris & Patsy says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  32. Chuck and Barb Dehmlow says:

    To Jim and family, We are so sorry for your loss, but really it was everyone’s because Kate has touched so many people, both of you have. You have our most sincere condolences during this most difficult time. If you find your self just out riding around you know where we are.

  33. Tony and Merrilee Marchese says:

    Always a good time with Kate around, such a sweet, funny lady. We will miss her! Thoughts and prayers to you Jim and the family!

  34. Curt & Teri Camps says:

    Sending our condolences to Jim and family.

  35. Stefani says:

    Jim and family,
    Momma Kate one of the most beautiful woman I ever met inside and out. Her beautiful cackle laugh will always be heard by many. Her toughness through all of this was amazingly strong, and you sir are one amazing husband.
    Thoughts and prayers to you. Thanks Momma Kate for being you and all the memories

  36. Jeff Rhinehart @Penny Buchda says:

    Memories of a great Lady >>> the motorcycle riding>>>. the snowmobile meetings>> and Packer games at Carlsons>> socializing at the Corner Bar with alot of great friends>>> and camping and boating at the riverland . Kate will always be in our hearts . Jim our thoughts and prayers are with you !!!

  37. Alan and Tammy Babcock says:

    Jim I’m lost for words Kate was such an outstanding funny and loving person. I can’t imagine what your going through. We’re so sorry for your loss.

  38. Shelley Mills-Hutchinson says:

    Sorry bout your loss uncle Jim. You’re in my thoughts.

  39. Penny & Earle Sellhausen says:

    Jim and family so sorry to hear of Kate’s passing . Some great times on the post folder flyer over the years. So sorry for your loss. Rip Kate.

  40. Laurie Falash says:

    Great neighbors for near 20 years. Loved to hear her laugh from down the street. Good friend and a wonderful woman. She fought a courageous battle. Her memories will live on forever. Peace be with you Kate

  41. Lori and Jeff McClinchy says:

    Dear Jim we are so heart broken, I dont know anyone who didn’t love Kate and her laughter, our times all camping and boating together are some of our favorite memories. She will be so missed, she fought hard now she’s at peace Heaven recieved a wonderful angel

  42. Edward and Lorelei Steiskal says:

    So sorry for your loss, Kate was such a good hearted nice lady, she will be missed.

  43. Dean and Donna Kirsenlohr says:

    Jim, sorry to hear of Kate’s passing. Prayers for you and your family.

  44. Susan Moran says:

    Jim and family, so sorry to hear about Kate. You have our sincerest condolences.

  45. Mary L. Moore & Ross Moore. says:

    Jim, I am so sorry to hear oh Kate’s passing. She put up a very courageous fight with cancer. I will miss seeing her at church. May the Lord comfort you and family.

  46. Tess(bartender from jim corner br says:

    Jim sorry to hear about kate she was a very wonderful person my prayers to u and your family

  47. Georgette and Dave Sturm says:

    So sorry to hear of Kate’s passing Jim. She was a Great person to be around, always smiling. Our deepest condolences to you and family.

  48. Greg Manthey says:

    Jim, we were saddened to hear the news. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  49. Paul and Sue Tannis says:

    Sorry for your loss Jim and family, I’m going to miss that girl and her laugh oh we had a lot of fun at darts! Fly high Kate❤️

  50. Cindy Babcock says:

    My condolences, super lady will be missed by many. Could always make you smile. Hugs to Jim and the family

  51. Jeffrey Treat says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Such a great lady!!

  52. Jim & Gloria Kaufman says:

    So sad to hear of Kate’s passing, sending our deepest condolences.

  53. Rick and Pam Zindars says:

    Sending our condolences to Jim and family. Katie was a wonderful lady, she will be missed. Thoughts and prayers to help you through this difficult time.

  54. Janet (Gulrud) Brown says:

    Jim, My prayers are for you to find a path for the future where you can feel Kate’s presence and laughter, bringing you peace and comfort until you meet her again.

  55. Chuck and Julie Schnolis says:

    I’m so sorry Jim and family. Kate was a very special person and will be missed by many.

  56. Jennifer Parr and family says:

    So sorry to hear if your loss!

  57. Donna Jeanquart says:

    Oh Jim I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  58. Lloyd and Julie Ebert says:

    So very sorry for the loss of kate. Beautiful lady. She will be missed. We will think of her every time we use the camper. May she rest in peace.

  59. Sherry Mclellan says:

    Jim so sorry to hear this you and the family are in Harry and my thoughts and prayers

  60. Rick and Brianna Carlson says:

    Our condolences Jim and family. Many Many good times to remember.

  61. Jodi Lecy Helgeson says:

    Sorry to hear this Jim. My prayers are with you and Kate’s family.

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