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Loretta J.
Goddard (Frahm)

January 10, 1932 – November 16, 2018

Loretta Goddard
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Obituary for Loretta J. Goddard (Frahm)

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East Millinocket - Loretta Goddard, 86, passed away on November 16, 2018, at the hospital in Millinocket, Maine. She was born January 10, 1932, in the township of Bern, Wisconsin, the first child of Orville and Arlene (Albrecht) Frahm. She spent her childhood on several farms in Marathon County.
She graduated from Athens High School in 1949. She earned a scholarship to attend St Mary’s School of Nursing in Wausau. While attending St. Mary’s, she met her future husband, Richard Goddard. They became engaged at Christmas 1952. After graduation, in 1953, she and several of her friends and classmates drove to California. She worked for a while at the county hospital in Fresno, then moved up to Oakland while waiting for Richard while he was serving in the Air Force in Japan during the Korean War. When he returned, they were married at St Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Oakland, California, on November 20, 1954. They drove along Route 66 on their honeymoon on the way to Wisconsin. After a time with family there, they made their way back to Richard’s hometown of East Millinocket, Maine, where they settled and raised their four children. Lori worked at the hospital in Millinocket, and in East Millinocket in Dr. Irvin Hamlin’s office and as town nurse in addition to the first aid room at the Great Northern Paper Company. She and Richard retired in 1987 and after a few years moved to Sacramento, California. Richard passed away in 1995, and Lori moved back to Maine in 1998 and lived there until her passing.
She is survived by her children: Barry and his wife Holly, Ronald and his partner Belinda Hobbs, LeeAnn and her husband Rick Landry, and Lisa. She leaves her grandchildren: Angela Cote and her husband Jacob, Brandon Goddard and his partner Kara Hay, Heather Landry Smith and her husband Rich, Aaron Landry; and great-grandchildren Apryl Cote, Laura Cote, Sam Goddard, Chandler Baine, and Maicey Landry. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters: Don Frahm, Jim Frahm and his wife Pat, Bev Mick and her husband Ron, Gil Frahm and his wife Jeanette, and Jerry Maldonis and her husband Gary, and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind a special cousin, Jean Frahm White.
At her request, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Lady Wolverines Athletics c/o Schenck High School, 45 North Street, East Millinocket, ME 04430, or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements in care of Lamson Funeral Home.

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