Deloris C. (Deeder) Gooud

Born: Sun., Jul. 26, 1925
Died: Sat., Oct. 3, 2020

Graveside Service

12:00 PM Wed., Oct. 14, 2020
Location: West Cemetery

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Deloris C. Gooud, age 95, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.  She was born on July 26, 1925 in Fishhook, IL to Cullen and Lena Fox Deeder.  She married George Gooud on October 2, 1944 in Barry, IL and he preceded her in death on January 26, 1977.

Deloris attended school in Fishhook and graduated from Perry High School in 1943.  Around 1943-1944, Deloris started working at Brown Shoe Company in Pittsfield until their closing.  She was a homemaker while raising her children and then from 1977 to 1989, she worked in the dietary department at Illini Hospital and later worked at Pittsfield Flowers and Greenhouse, first for Dale Harshman and then Angie Ruble.  Deloris loved her family and followed all of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren’s events they were involved in.  She loved country music concerts, and attending yard sales and all of the town festivals.  She took pride in taking care of her home, and she also maintained her yard up until she was 94.  Deloris was independent, loving, and strong with a feisty spirit and she will be missed.

She is survived by her son, Steve (Mike Fryer) Gooud of Mt. Vernon, IA; daughter, Debbie (Dick McTucker) Harshman of Barry, IL; granddaughter, Christina (Matt) Wells of Franklin, IL; great grandchildren, Garrett Wells, Aiden Wells, and Eli Wells;  and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cullen and Lena Deeder; husband, George Gooud; sister, Dorothy Stinson; brothers, Kermit Deeder, Gene Deeder, and Elmo Deeder.

Graveside service will be Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Pittsfield West Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to be made to Pittsfield West Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left to the family at  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Deloris's memory to the following organization:

Pittsfield West Cemetery

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Elaine Saylor Ortman
   Posted Fri October 09, 2020
Condolences to Mrs. Gooud's family. She was a dear lady and I know she will be greatly missed.

Connie Willemburg
   Posted Fri October 09, 2020
Steve and Debbie,
I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of your mom!! You are both in my prayers!!

   Posted Sat October 10, 2020
To Steve & Debbie:
So sorry to hear of your loss. I know this is a tough time for you guys as I went through same this past July losing my mom. Stay strong & positive trusting in God!
Steve Haskins

sharon wilson
   Posted Sat October 10, 2020
prayers of healing for you and your family. Loved visiting with Deloris, she was so special

Lisa Anastasia
   Posted Sun October 11, 2020

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Larry G Gooud
   Posted Wed October 14, 2020
Steve, Debbie, Christian, and Matt.

Sorry I cannot be there with you today. Thinking of you all.


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