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Donna R. Goda

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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Donna R. Goda, 61, Rosedale, passed away at home, Jan. 30, 2013, following a lengthy battle with cancer.

She was born in Terre Haute, Feb. 27, 951, the daughter of Donald and Rose Anna (Bashaw) Bridgewater.

Her father passed away following an automobile accident when Donna was 9-months-old.

Her mother, Rose Anna, married Thomas L. Moore and he raised her as his own.

Donna graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1969.

Donna married Stephen Goda July 24, 1971.

She loved living on the farm as a homemaker all of her life.

She also enjoyed mushroom and ginseng hunting, tending to her flowers, cooking and serving others.

Donna was a member of New Life Fellowship Church.

She was a wonderful mother to six children and most of all, an amazing "Mammie," to her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by both of her fathers Donald Bridgewater and Thomas L. Moore, her son Stephen Andrew Goda, and her father-in-law Michael Goda.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years Stephen Goda, her mother Rose Anna Moore, Brazil, her mother-in-law Nola Goda, Brazil, children Annie Daugherty and husband Pat, Rosedale, Teko Goda and wife Alexi, Brazil, Chad Goda and wife Sarah, Rosedale, Amanda Wallace and husband Ryan, Terre Haute, and Craig Goda and wife Marissa, Brazil, grandchildren Brooklyn, Trenton, Conner, Sawyer, Kaden, Paris, Zachary, Lily, Aubree, Brayden, Adyson, Sage, Eliana, Cooper, Annelise, Tucker and Mason, siblings Paul Moore and wife Joni, John Moore and wife Kathy, Mark Moore and wife Brenda, and Mary Bales and husband Doug, all of Brazil, brothers and sisters-in-law Dianna Pursch and husband Timothy, South Carolina, Michael Goda and wife Linda, Fontanet, and David Goda and wife Tammy, Bowling Green, lifelong friend Janet Riddell, Brazil, as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members and wonderful neighbors.

Services will be Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at noon, at New Life Fellowship Church, Seelyville, with Pastor Jeffrey Harpole officiating.

Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the church Saturday, from 10 a.m., until time of services.

French Funeral Home has been entrusted with her arrangements.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.