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C-obit-RupertNaomi Sue Goodwin-Rupert, age 70, of Cedar Springs, passed away Saturday morning, August 30, 2014 at her home under the loving care of her daughters and Heartland Hospice. The youngest daughter of Wilbur Jay & Thelma Marie (Waldron) Goodwin, she was born on October 29, 1943 in Greenville and was a graduate of Greenville High School. Naomi retired from the former Electrolux Home Products in Greenville, was a skilled quilter and seamstress, and was a member of Cedar Creek Community Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Wilbur J. Goodwin in 1976; a sister-in-law, Rose Goodwin; and a brother-in-law, Art Buckley. Surviving are her mother, Thelma Goodwin of Greenville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Becky & Stephane Lang of Cedar Springs, and Christina & Al Miller of Shipshewana, Indiana; three grandchildren, Stephane Lang, Stephanie Lang, and Tyler Saganski; a great-grandson, Carter Lang; three step-children, Tina & Eugene Burley of Cedar Springs, Steve & Virginia Rupert of Galesburg, and Chris Rupert of Florida; several step-grandchildren; a sister, Alice Buckley of Ovid; three brothers and a sister-in-law, Gilbert & Joan Goodwin of California, David Goodwin of Greenville, and Daniel Goodwin of Rockford; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation was from 1-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, where funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday. Pastor Richard Nichols of Cedar Creek Community Church officiated and burial will take place privately in Eureka Township Cemetery. Envelopes for memorial contributions to the American Lung Association are available at the funeral home. To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Naomi’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit: www.ChristiansenCares.com

Arrangements by Christensen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville 


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