Don Goddard

Don Goddard, of Deer Lodge, passed away Friday morning,  Sept. 16, 2016, in Deer Lodge.

Don was born in Livingston, Jan. 19, 1930, to Floyd and Barbara Goddard. He received his education there. He worked briefly for the Northern Pacific Railroad until enlisting in the Army in 1946. Upon discharge, he moved to Deer Lodge and worked for the Milwaukee

Railroad until its closure. He then worked highway construction until retiring in 1992.

Don married Norine Munkres in 1952, and in July of 2016 they celebrated their 64th anniversary. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and had a very unique gift of telling great stories.

He is survived by his wife, Norine, and son Tom Goddard of Deer Lodge; daughters Jan (Bill) Alexander of Idaho and Dawn Goddard, also of Deer Lodge; 12 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brother Mick Goddard of Brigham City Utah; sister Mary Lou Shields of Townsend; sister-in-law Eileen (Al) Kinney; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Mary; brothers John and Chet; and sisters Helen Irey and Jody Fink.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Deer Lodge with luncheon to follow at St. Mary’s Center.

Donations are suggested to Tina’s House or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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