Frances (Ruzek) Goodpaster, 85, of Laurel, who cared for her family and worked at various jobs, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.
She was born July 11, 1928, in Lewistown to Frank and Stella Ruzek. She attended St. Leo’s Catholic schools. She married Jack Goodpaster in Lewistown, where they resided until 1995, when they moved to Laurel to be near family.
She had worked at the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service office in Lewistown, Skyline Grocery, Sears and Eagle Manor.
Survivors include eight children, Steve Goodpaster, Dale Siegle, Gail Ricker, Patti Rosenberg, Pam Gilman, Chris Goodpaster, Sue Tosner, Dave Goodpaster and Sally Waters; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Services were at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Laurel on Monday, Sept. 16. Arrangements were by Cremation & Funeral Gallery.