Don was born in Livingston, January 19, 1930, to Floyd and Barbara Goddard. He received his education there. He worked briefly for the Northern Pacific Railroad until enlisting in the Army in 1946. Upon discharge he moved to Deer Lodge and worked for the Milwaukee Railroad until its closure. He then worked highway construction until retiring in 1992.
Don married Norine Munkres in 1952 and in July of 2016 they celebrated their 64th anniversary. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and had a very unique gift of telling great stories.
He is survived by his wife Norine, son Tom Goddard, daughters Jan (Bill) Alexander and Dawn Goddard, 12 grandchildren,seven great-grand children, brother Mick Goddard, sister Mary Lou Shields, sister-in-law Eileen (Al) Kinney and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Mary, brother Chet, sisters Helen Irey and Jody Fink.
Funeral services are planned for Thursday September 22, at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church with luncheon to follow at St. Mary’s Center.
Donations are suggested to Tina’s House or charity of donor’s choice.
Barbara Jean (Jacobsen) Weaver
Barbara Weaver passed away Saturday, September 3, 2016.
Barbara was born April 28, 1944 in Deer Lodge. She was raised in the Helmville area, attending grade school at the Douglas Creek School and high school at Powell County High School in Deer Lodge. She spent her childhood years on the family ranch helping with chores, raising of livestock, cooking and cleaning. It was there on the ranch that she learned the incredibly amazing work ethic that showed every day, which also carried through to her children.
Barbara married Leland “Dutch” Weaver, together they had two children. Our mom was a woman like no other.
There are no words to describe how important Barbara was to us and what a powerful influence she continues to be. Barbara, we love you. You will forever be remembered for your love of family, amazing cooking (huckleberry chocolates, pudding, mutton, rocky mountain oysters; just to name a few) family gatherings and generosity unto others.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Flora Wimberly and Marge Gould and brother, Skip Davis.
She is survived by her husband, Dutch, children, Bonnie (Shannon) and Casey (Amanda), twin grandsons, Jayden (Zoom) and Bryden (Zip), sisters, Wilma Gauthier, Pauline Mininger, Jerry Robb, Verna Lutz (Dennis) and Vicky Davis (Tom) brother, Paul Jacobsen (Tina) and several nieces and nephews.
At Barbara’s request there will be no funeral services.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your choice.