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Irma L. Goodman, 82, Wetmore, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at her home.
She was born Sept. 10, 1931, at Rulo, Neb., the daughter of John and Beulah Zimmerman Bachman. She graduated from Falls City High School in 1949.
Mrs. Goodman was a farm wife and homemaker. In later years she worked as a waitress at the Dinner Bell Café in Wetmore.
She was a member of Wetmore Bible Church, the Auxiliary to Levick-Barrett Post 282 of the American Legion at Wetmore and the Kansas Prairie Pickers Association.
She married Walter W. Goodman on April 24, 1957, near Falls City. He died Dec. 20, 2005. She also was preceded in death by a son, Gary Goodman and his wife Susan; and two brothers, William Bachman and Kenneth Bachman.
Survivors include two sons, Roger Goodman and wife Sharon, Springfield, Va., and Mark Goodman, Wetmore; a brother, James Bachman, Lawrence; a sister, Doris Rice, Hiawatha; a cousin, Linda Miltner, Jewell; a grandson, Jonathan Goodman and wife Carrie, Topeka; and a great-grandson, Colton Goodman.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Wetmore Cemetery. Mrs. Goodman will lie in state at the funeral home, where family and friends will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wetmore EMS, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1034, Holton, KS 66436.