February 10, 1937 - November 24, 2012
On November 24, 2012 after a long struggle to recover from major surgery, Jacqui Goddard passed away. Jacqui was born on February 10, 1937 at Big Valley, AB. She was the sixth of six daughters born to Chris and Eulalie Clausen. She married the love of her life and devoted husband Ernie in August of 1955 and lived most of her life on the original Clausen homestead at Rumsey. She leaves to mourn Ernie and their three children; Charlene (Rod) Woolsey and their children: Grant, Jeff, Carissa and Michelle, son Ken (Sharon), and their children Calvin, Amy and Cody, daughter Linda and fiance Earl Leduc. She is also survived by one sister Crystal Primrose and numerous nieces and nephews. Jacqui was always an active member of the Rumsey community and was involved with UCW, Sunday school, 4-H, Royal Purple as well as an avid supporter of STARS. Many people will remember that Jacqui wrote the Rumsey News in this publication for 53 years. A Funeral Service will be held at the Rumsey Community Hall at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 29, 2012 with Reverend Jerry Beskowine and Merv. Penfound officiating. In lieu of flowers the family would ask that contributions be made to STARS 1441 Aviation Park, NE, Box 570 Calgary, AB T2E 8M7. Courtney-Winters Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements (403 823 2666).