Joseph R Goodroe


Birth: June 4th, 1943
Death: October 8th, 2017
Age: 74 years
Residence:Sterling

Joseph R. Goodroe
Sterling, Michigan
Joseph R. Goodroe, 74, passed away Sunday October 8, 2017 at Covenant Hospital in Saginaw after a lingering illness.  Joseph was born June 4, 1943 to the late Martin and Edna (Federspiel) Goodroe in Standish, Michigan.  Joe married the former Arlene Dickhausen June 27, 1964.  Together they owned and operated Goodroe Farms in Sterling.  Arlene passed away December 22, 2009.  He enjoyed traveling and seeing parts of the country.  Being the farmer that he was, he thoroughly loved showing his farm to school kids.  He also enjoyed the coffee club he had with his farming friends.  Joe was also a retired volunteer fireman for the Sterling Fire Dept.
Joe is survived by 3 – Sons; William (Tammy) Goodroe, Daniel (Tracy) Goodroe, David (Kristi) Goodroe and 1 – Daughter; Kim (Alex) Rosebrugh.  He is also survived by 11 Grandchildren; Jake (Michele), Brandon (Heaven), Ashley, Danielle, Jon (Rachael), Ann, Rebecca, Ty, Maggie, Kaitlyn and Emily.  Joe is survived by 4 – Great Grandchildren; Eli, Kash, William and Payton.   He is survived by 2 – Brothers; Jim (Carol) Goodroe; Ed (Mary) Goodroe and 4 Sister-in-laws; Donna (Jim) Dubey, Margie Goodroe, Ruthann (Bob) Rodgers and Rosie Hill.  Also, several nieces and nephews.  He was pre-deceased by Siblings, Jack Goodroe, Kenneth Goodroe, Dorothy Johnroe and Robert Goodroe.
Funeral Services will be Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Lee Ramsay Funeral Home – STANDISH CHAPEL with Pastor John Tousciuk officiating.  Interment will be in Sterling Cemetery, Sterling, Michigan.  The family will greet family and friends Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 2:00 pm till 8:00 pm and from 10:00 am till time of service on Thursday.  In lieu of flowers, those considering an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Camp Fish Tails.



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