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Erna Wilhelmina Frieda GOODRICH

Beresford Cemetery
Union County,
South Dakota

Erna Wilhelmina Frieda Lehman Goodrich
Born 1909
Beresford, Union County, South Dakota, USA
Died 7 Feb 2009
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA

Erna Lehman Goodrich died February 7 at La Rosa Health Care Center in Tucson, Arizona. She was 99 years old.

Erna Wilhelmina Frieda Lehman was born in 1909 in Beresford, South Dakota, to Emil R. Lehman and Frieda (Schoft) Lehman. She received her primary and secondary education in the Beresford public schools and graduated with honors in history and economics from Yankton College in 1931. After teaching in the Corsica, South Dakota public schools, she entered the nurses training program of St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, graduating in 1936. While residing in Beresford, she taught in both the basic science and clinical nursing areas in hospital-affiliated nursing schools in Sioux City, Iowa and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In 1958, she was named to the United States Commission on Education beyond the High School by President Eisenhower.

She moved to Northfield, Vermont in 1960, following her marriage to the late C. Arthur Goodrich. She continued her career in nursing education at Vermont College until 1972. After her retirement, she was active in Northfield civic affairs, residing in Northfield until 2002, when she entered assisted living facilities in Exeter, New Hampshire and in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her brother, Carl A. Lehman, of Yankton, South Dakota, and step-children Col. Charles R. O. Goodrich, USARet., and Laurain Goodrich. She is survived by a son, Arthur Lehman Jones (Janet), of Tucson, Arizona, from her marriage to Dr. Arthur L. Jones of Gregory, South Dakota, who died in 1937. A subsequent marriage to the late Paul A. Stoudt, of Sioux Falls, ended in divorce. Other survivors include her niece, Carol Lehman Moon (Ronald), of Harlan, Iowa, and step-daughter, Hildegard Goodrich Searle, of Springfield, Vermont, and numerous step-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10AM, Saturday, February 14, 2009 at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford with burial in the Beresford Cemetery.

Contributed on 3/31/18 by blplek
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Submitted: 3/31/18 • Approved: 2/4/19 • Last Updated: 2/7/19 • R265350-G265350-S3

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