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Darrel J. Goodwin

May 26, 1937 — September 29, 2022

Darrel J. Goodwin, 85, passed away, Thursday, September 29, 2022 at Stormont Vail Health in Topeka.

Darrel Jan Goodwin was born May 26, 1937 in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Arthur and Mildred (Romare) Goodwin. He graduated high school from Stoughton High School in Wisconsin.

Darrel served in Air Force from 1957 to 1966, he was finally stationed at McConnell AFB in Wichita.

He was joined in marriage for Zola Snery in Wichita and later divorced. Later married Tina Fleming in Lebo, which they later divorced.

He worked as a baker for many years for Reeble’s in Emporia.

Darrel will be forever remembered by his two daughters, Sunshine Goodwin of Wichita and Catherine (Darrell) Graves of Halstead, Kansas; a son, Eric (Stephanie) Goodwin of Kokomo, Indiana; three sisters, Judy (Curtis) Schultz of Watertown, Wisconsin, Jane (Michael) Rodenschmidt of Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin and Joyce (Skeeter) Fredenburg of Albany, Wisconsin, and nine grandchildren, Koby, Kadynce, Kurtis Goodwin of Kokomo, Indiana, Reid Gausman of Lebo, Cain and Preston Goodwin of Wichita and three bonus grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Donald and Duane and a sister, Donna.

Cremation is planned. A private family memorial service will be held at later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the DAV and sent in care of Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, P.O. Box 43, Lebo, Kansas 66856.

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