Garden Chapel

Betty Goodyk

October 26, 2009
Pella, Iowa

10:30 A.M., Friday, October 30, 2009
Second Christian Reformed Church
Pella, Iowa

Beginning at Noon Thursday, October 29, 2009
with family present 6:00-8:00 P.M.
Garden Chapel Funeral Home
Pella, Iowa

Lupus Foundation or
Second Christian Reformed Church

Oakwood Cemetery
Pella, Iowa

In Memory Of

Betty Goodyk

August 2, 1929 - October 26, 2009

Betty Jean Van Heukelom Goodyk was born on August 2, 1929, to Gerrit R. and Winnie Pothoven Van Heukelom near Pella, Iowa.  She passed on to be with her Lord on Monday afternoon, October 26, 2009, at the age of eighty years.

Betty lived most of her lifetime in the Pella, Sully, and Eddyville areas.  She graduated from Pella High School with the class of 1947.

On Sepbember 3, 1948, she was united in marriage with Henry Goodyk of Sully at her parents’ country home near Pella.  Betty and Henry were blessed with three daughters:  Diane Ruth, Gloria Rose, and Marla Rae.

Betty made profession of her faith at an early age and was an active member of the Second Christian Reformed Church in Pella where she was a member of the Christian Fellowship Society.

Betty was employed at various businesses:  cook at Pella Community High School, clerk at Jaarsma Bakery, cleaned at the Long Term Care facility at the Pella Regional Health Center, and also worked in the hospital kitchen.  She enjoyed quilting, games, reading, singing, and spending time with her family.

Those left to cherish her memory are:  her three daughters and their husbands; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Ruth Van Heukelom of Michigan; a special brother-in-law and friend, Gerrit Sneller, who visited and played cards; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Betty in death: her husband Henry on February 26, 1973; parents Gerrit and Winnie Van Heukelom; parents-in-law Johannes and Sadie Goodyk; son Paul Allen who died in infancy; two sisters: Annabell Sneller and Thressa Van Rees; and two brothers: Reverend Norman Van Heukelom and Reverend Raymond Van Heukelom.

Diane Ruth and Larry Barton – El Sobrante, California
            Kristin and Arturo Oliva
                        Alejandra and Colin
Shannon Barton
            Danielle Barton
            Brandon and Jessica Barton
            Justin Barton

Gloria Rose and David Willemsen – Pella, Iowa
            Kimberly and Michael Wolffe
            Ryan and Laura Willemsen
                        Eleanor (Ellie)  and Owen
            Stacey and Ben Person

Marla Rae and William Dobie – Altoona, Iowa
            Mark and Susan Dobie
                        Jefferson and Levi
            Abbie and Michael Campos
            Joshua Henry Dobie

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