February 29, 1940
Clara Goodrich Funeral at Ten Sleep Yesterday
Mrs. Clara Goodrich, 57, died in Casper Sunday of a heart ailment at the home of her sister, Mrs. Edith Jones, where she had been for the past year. Funeral services were held in Ten Sleep Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Dwight Kitch conducting them. Music was furnished by a ladies quartette composed of Mrs. Roy Shriver, Mrs. Sam McPike, Mrs. Stanley Reeser and Mrs. Dave Egbert with Wilma Hawks for accompanist. Selections were "When I Stand on the Streets of Gold," a "Beautiful Message: and "A Perfect Day." Interment was in Ten Sleep Cemetery beside her husband, R. N. Goodrich, who died in 1933. Pallbearers were Wm. Goodrich, Ray Brown, Roy Mills, Harry Mills, Henry Tully and Ed Beckley.
Mrs. Goodrich was born in Iowa. She taught school for many years in Washakie County at Big Trails, Red Bank, Ten Sleep and Worland. At one time she was a candidate for county superintendent. She was married to Bob Goodrich, a Nowood rancher, in 1918. Survivors are her mother, Mrs. Whitney of Omaha, a sister and brother, who live in Omaha, also, a sister, Mrs. Jones of Casper, a step-daughter, Mrs. John Shaw of Bayard, Neb., and a host of friends. She was a sister-in-law to Billy Goodrich, Nowood; Mrs. Ed. Farlow, Lander; Mrs. Chas. Orchard, Nowood and Cody; and Mrs Joe Henry of Denver. Those from out of town who attended the services Mrs. Whitney, her mother; Mrs. Jones, Mrs John Shaw and Mrs. Farlow with her daughter Mrs. Harry Browne, also of Lander.
SOURCE: Newspaper clipping in Edna Greets scrapbook in possession of George Greet in 2012.