Lynne Goodburn

Obituary of Lynne Eileen Goodburn

Lynne Eileen Goodburn, 77, long time resident of Madelia passed away on Wednesday, November 10th, 2021, at Laurel’s Edge Memory Care in Mankato, MN. Lynne Eileen (Reed) Goodburn, was born February 7, 1944 in Madelia, MN to Howard and Mildred (Smith) Reed. She graduated from Madelia High School in 1962. She was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Clarence Goodburn on February 1, 1964. She taught first grade at Madelia Public Schools prior to their first child being born. Clarence and Lynne later purchased the Our Own Hardware store in Madelia and ran it for about 10 years. After that, Lynne returned to her passion of teaching children as a substitute teacher for many years. Lynne was an avid reader, loved singing, sewing, baking and her family. She was a kind, compassionate and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, always thinking of others first. She has spent the last 7 years bringing joy to the halls of Laurel’s Edge with her singing and her infectious smile. She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Madelia and then First Baptist Church of Lake Crystal. She was a Sunday School teacher for most of those years, patiently sharing her faith with others. Lynne is survived by her two children, Tammi (Mike) Kennedy of Madison Lake, Chad Goodburn of Mankato; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; one sister, Anita Herring of Rochester, and one brother, Harvey (Norma) Reed of Madelia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; her parents; sister, Shirly, and brothers, Willard and Earl. Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel and will continue on Wednesday from 9:00 am until 10:00 am at the First Baptist Church, Lake Crystal. Service will be held at the First Baptist Church, Lake Crystal, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 10:00 am. The clergy will be Rev. Joel Van Loon. Interment will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Madelia. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel in Madelia. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
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Tuesday
16
November

Visitation 1

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel
303 East Main St
Madelia, Minnesota, United States
Wednesday
17
November

Visitation 2

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
First Baptist Church, Lake Crystal
312 S Oakland St
Lake Crystal, Minnesota, United States
Wednesday
17
November

Service Information

10:00 am
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
First Baptist Church, Lake Crystal
312 S Oakland St
Lake Crystal, Minnesota, United States

Interment Information

Riverside Cemetery, Madelia
East, Co. Hwy 3, Flanders Ave.
Madelia, Minnesota, United States

Reception

A luncheon will take place in the church social hall immediately following interment.

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The service will be livestreamed at: Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNA-K0_k-3o&list=PLbGP0xnaA1HQAVfBK8psiEww_x6Jc14lX Facebook - www.facebook.com/FirstBaptistLakeCrystal/live
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