Lorraine Mary Godding

Lorraine Mary Godding, 83, of Shawano, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Appleton. Born on Sept. 11, 1929, in Sussex, Wis., she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Knapp) Mudlitz. On Aug. 14, 1954, she was united in marriage to Herbert J. Godding in Wautoma. After marriage, the couple lived and raised their family in Milwaukee, later moving to Arizona. The couple vacationed in the Cecil area until moving to Shawano in 1992. Lorraine lived her life for her children and loved moments spent with her family, especially her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lorraine is survived by her four children, Michael Godding of Poynette, Marian (Wayne) Sewade of Merrimack, N.H., Vicki (Dave) Ruechel of New Castle, Colo., and Debbie Godding of Shawano; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Janet Joecks of Germantown. Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Herbert, on July 3, 2007; a granddaughter, Judith Ann; her parents; and seven brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013. at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Shawano with the Rev. David Barrett officiating. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano. Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Shawano on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the services. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family asks that donations be made in Lorraine’s name to the American Heart Association. www.swedbergfuneralhome.com