LeRoy Newell Goodenough 1915 - 1981

His Father

Outline Chart







RuthAnne, LeRoy and Kenneth Goodenough







RuthAnne, Kenneth, LeRoy N., Christine (Buell),

and LeRoy E. Goodenough







Gravestone of LeRoy Newell Goodenough and

Christine Olive (Buell) Goodenough









LeRoy N. Goodenough by his parents gravestone














LeRoy N. and Christine (Buell) Goodenough

Family Group Sheet for

 LeRoy Newell Goodenough

Husband: LeRoy Newell Goodenough

Birth: 11 Mar 1915 in Lawton, Van Buren, Michigan1, 2, 3, 4

Death: 10 Oct 1981 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan5

Burial: 12 Oct 1981 in Almena, Van Buren, Michigan5, 6

Marriage: 09 Jan 1935 in Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan7

Occupation: Milkman, Gas station attendant, Supervisor; UpJohn Co10, 13, 18

Baptism: 11 Apr 1965 in Van Buren, Michigan8

Church: Kalamazoo Wesleyan Church8

Father: Zael Wall Goodenough

Mother: Eva May Newell

Wife: Christine Olive Buell

Birth: 31 Aug 1917 in Almena, Van Buren, Michigan,2, 3, 9, 10

Death: 18 Oct 1991 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan5

Burial: 22 Oct 1991 in Almena, Van Buren, Michigan5, 6, 11

Occupation: Sales Clerk/Hardware Store5

Baptism: 11 Apr 1965 in Van Buren, Michigan8

Father: Cecil Alvin Buell

Mother: Bessie Katherine Griffith









LeRoy Edwin Goodenough

Birth: 04 May 1935 in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan2

Death: 28 Feb 2014 in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan,

Marriage: 26 Sep 1959

Spouse: Marilyn Lithgow

Other Spouses:

Rozalin Huntsburger (07 Apr 1979)

Ruth Ryerson (Aug 1986)

RuthAnne Goodenough

Marriage: 08 Feb 1963

Spouse: Charles Jacobs


Kenneth Roger Goodenough

Occupation: Upjohn Company

Church: Berean Baptist Church, Portage MI

Spouse: Nina Jeannette Ray

Timeline for

LeRoy Newell Goodenough

 and his family


1 United States Census 1920, Elgin Twp., Kane, Illinois, National Archives.

2 United States Census 1940, Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, familysearch.org.

3 Record of Birth in Van Buren, Michigan, USA, familysearch.org.

4 United States Census 1930, Lawton, Van Buren, Michigan, familysearch.org.

5 Certificate of Death in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.

6 Gravestone in Almena Cemetery, Almena, Van Buren, Michigan, findagrave.com.

7 Certificate of Marriage in Van Buren, Michigan, USA, Michigan Department of Community Health Office of the State Registrar and Divisiion of Health Statistics.

8 Goodenough Family Bible (Oxford, Oxford University Press, N.d), In possession of Ken Goodenough.

9 United States Census 1920, Almena, Van Buren, MI, familysearch.org.

10 United States Census 1930, Almena, Van Buren, MI, familysearch.org.

11 Memorial Card for Christine O. Goodenough, In possession of Rebecca Richardson.

United States Census - 1940

Vital Records