Jack F Goodrich

February 28, 1926October 13, 2012
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Jack. F. Goodrich Haslett

Born February 28, 1926 in Lansing, MI, son of Frank R. and Josephine (Leach) Goodrich, died October 13, 2012 at the age of 86. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Joe Dargis and Carl Dargis; 2 sisters, June Kohlmas and Mary Michlich; and a grandson, Timothy Schaefer, Jr. Surviving are his wife, Rose; daughter Rozanne (Guy) VanDeventer; son Christopher M. (Leslie) Goodrich; 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; sisters Betty Lovaski, Dawn Mothersall, Sally (John) Pick, and Diane (Gordon) Sundy; many nieces and nephews.

Jack served in the US Navy during WW II. He was a member of the American Legion Post 12 and 40/8. After the war Jack met his wife Rose and they married in 1946. He was employed as a truck driver for over 30 years when he went to work with his son, Chris, at Goodrich Builders Co. Jack was always starting new adventures and opened up an antique business. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. The outdoors brought him peace. He loved being around people and will be missed by his loving family and all who knew him.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 955 Alton Rd., East Lansing, MI on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., with Fr. Mark Inglot officiating. Visitation will be held at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing, MI on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. The Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Grace Hospice.

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing, Michigan. On line condolences may be made at


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • Rosary Service Tuesday, October 16, 2012
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Jack F Goodrich

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November 11, 2012

I love you daddy, i miss you so very much!! Your the best dad in the whole world. I know you and Timmy are having fun in heaven!! I,ll miss you and love you till were all together in heaven again as God has promised!

Dan & Melissa Richardson

October 18, 2012

Chris and Leslie. Sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

Susan Langendonk Fred Barton

October 16, 2012

Chris and Leslie, we're sorry to read about your loss. We've lost touch over the years, but remember what a big part of your lives Jack was. Thinking of you now.

Gina Beaudry

October 15, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of Jacks passing. I am thinking of you all and wish I could be there to celebrate his life with you.

October 15, 2012

Rose,Rozanne and Chris so sorry to read of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. He was a nice man and always fun to talk to. Mary Lee (Rouse) and Joe Akers