Services for Dorothy Godin

Dorothy Godin, 89, of Bemidji, MN died Wednesday, March 07, 2018 at GoldPine Home, Bemidji. 
Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Stan Nelson officiating.  Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Interment will be in Solway Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji.
Dorothy Helen (Lamon) Godin was born March 31, 1928 in Bemidji MN to Roy and Esther (Craver) Lamon. Dorothy graduated high school in Bemidji MN and went on to obtain her teaching certificate.  She taught school a few years in North Dakota.  She also worked at the Markham hotel in Bemidji and had fond memories of her time there.  She had life-long friendships with her co-workers. On May 19, 1951 she married Arthur Godin of Cass Lake MN.  Shortly after marriage they moved to Hibbing MN where they raised their three sons.  In 1992 they moved to Keewatin MN and then in 2002 they move to Bemidji MN.   Dorothy held a few jobs in Hibbing like the Sportsman’s Café and JC Penney, but her main occupation was as a homemaker to take care of her husband and three sons who were her pride and joy. Dorothy enjoyed activities like crocheting and knitting, cooking and baking.  She was a wonderful cook and passed down many delicious recipes to her family to carry on her traditions.  Dorothy loved being with her family, traveling, and watching her grandchildren grow.
Dorothy is survived by her three sons: Darrell (LaVonne) Godin, Buhl MN, David Godin, Hibbing MN, and Daniel (Michele) Godin, Leonard MN; ten Grandchildren: Rina Edstrom, Libby Godin, Ketti (Jake) Chamberlin, Joe Jurek, Ivana Godin, Nicole (Brad) Ross, Ryan Godin, Dan Godin Jr., Allison Godin (Spencer), and Tyler (Kari) Godin; five Great-Grandchildren, Alexis and Trenton Salminen, Bodi and Esme Chamberlin, and Baby Godin due to arrive in May; brother: Albert (Patty) Lamon, Enid OK, Sister: Ruth (William) Weis, Bemidji MN.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Esther Lamon, husband Arthur Godin, brothers, Cedric, Bryce, Harold and a sister Beatrice. 

Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
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Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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