Elsa Goderich

Nov. 9, 1926 – April 17, 2010


Elsa Goderich, 83, of Dousman, formerly of Miami and Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Cuba, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2010. Elsa was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Cuba. Elsa was born to Evaristo Munoz Hernandez and Ines Hernandez Solorzano.

Elsa married Juan R. Goderich on Dec. 23, 1950. She was the owner of a day care in Miami called Trail To The World, where she taught.

Elsa is survived by her husband, Juan R. Goderich; daughter, Grisell C. (Tom) Goderich-Goodness; son, Roberto (Kim) Goderich; sisters, Romelia and Olga of Cuba; grandchildren, Angela, Bernard (Bud), Robert, Marissa, Kersten and Briana; and great-grandchildren, Skye, Nathan, Liana, Elsa and Michael. Elsa is also survived by her sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Elsa was preceded in death by her parents, Evaristo and Ines; grandparents; mother- and father-in-law; and brothers in-law.

A funeral mass for Elsa will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Dousman.

A special thank you to Heartland Hospice (Aimee, Ursula, Denise, Father John, Donna and staff) and to ProCare (Dawn, Laura, Wanda and Amanda) for all the excellent care, kindness and great support they gave our wife, mother, grandmother and family during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research or Heartland Hospice.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit online at www.pagenkopf.com.

    We will never forget you.
    You will be in our hearts
    forever.