Rosemary Ann Goodenow

05/24/1923 — 08/02/2010

From West, Richland, WA, US | Born in St. Louis, MO

Rosemary Ann Goodenow

Rosemary Ann Goodenow

In memory of our Mom, Rosemary Ann Colton Goodenow born to Harry and Ann Colton on March 24, 1923 in St. Louis, MO. She passed away on August 2, 2010 at her home.

In 1930 they moved to Denver where mom went through East Denver High School. She met her husband Jake Goodenow at Kress Department Store in Denver and they had their first date on Valentines Day in 1943 and were married April 23, 1943 and moved to Newport, OR where their first daughter Charlene was born.

In 1945 they moved to Richland, WA where Jake worked for DuPont as an operator. Their next four children, Janice Jane, Patricia Lea, Kenneth Lester and Lawrence Dale were born at Kadlec Hospital. Mom worked at Albertsons in Richland from 1961 until her retirement in 1986. She was also a long time volunteer at Kadlec Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jake Goodenow; brother-in-law, Jack Goodenow; sister-in-law, Margaret Yorgensen and her parents.

Rosemary is survived by her daughters, Charlene Wilson, Jan Greenough Steve; Patricia Underwood Glen and sons Kenneth Goodenow and Larry Goodenow Angie. She also survived by her grandchildren, Ronda Muller Eric, Shawn Wilson Kathy, ReAnna DuBois Wayne, Eric Peterson Elana, Christopher Underwood Christine, Jason Underwood Shauna. Marissa Beckner, Spencer Goodenow, Lexie Hassan Elliot, Jake Goodenow, Madison Goodenow; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Colton Shirley; nieces, Kimberly Young Christian, Suzanne Shermerhorn Bill and Debbie Anderson Bill.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 8, 2010 from 5:00-8:00pm at Einan's Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 9, 2010 at 2:00pm with visitation one hour prior to the service time at the Temple Baptist Church, 4555 Arena Road, Richland. The family invites you to the reception following the service at the church. Graveside service will held at 4:30pm at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland.

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  • Rianna i’m so sorry about your Grandmothers passing. I am praying for you at this difficult time and I know that God will give you peace in your time of sorrow. God be with you. Your Sister in Christ,Donna faulkner Tollison

    Donna Tollison
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US
  • Larry, My condolences on the passing of your Mom! May God be with, and comfort you, & your family at this time of loss!

    Sincerely,

    Debbie Pietz

    Debbie Pietz
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US
  • Ken, my thoughts are with you and your whole family at this most difficult time. I will always remember how your mother remembered all of us when we came into Albertsons to shop, and that she always had a moment to listen to what ever it was we had been up to. Dennis Harrington

    Dennis Harrington
    November 4, 2014
    Kennewick, WA, US
  • Ken and Larry,

    Our condolences on the passing of your Mother. God be with you and your family at this time of loss. Its been years but with good memories of your Mom and your family for south Richland.

    Campbell Family

    John,Ron,Don,Cindy,Deanna,Shannon and Cherri

    Don Campbell
    November 4, 2014
    Kennewick, WA, US
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you today as we remember Rosemary. –Roger

    Roger DeWitt
    November 4, 2014
    West, Richland, WA, US
  • My sincere condolences to the all the family. God Bless you Mrs. Goodenow. I hold many fond memories of you.

    Terry Hutson Gunter
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US
  • Jan and family my deepest sympathies in this difficult time.

    Karen & Rick Redding
    November 4, 2014
    yorba, linda, CA, US
  • My condolences to the family. Your mother was always such a pleasant and friendly person to we shoppers at Albertsons. May God Be With Her.

    Bob Bush
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US
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