BAY LAKE - Robert Richard Goodrich, age 80, of Bay Lake, formerly of Austin, died on Feb. 2, 2007, at the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby. He was born on April 1, 1926, in Minneapolis to John and Eleanore (Swansen) Goodrich. He is a retired Weyerhaeuser employee at the Austin plant. He was a WWII Navy veteran receiving citations from operations at Leyte, Lingayen Gulf, Philippine Islands, Okinawa Gunto and Ryukyus. He is survived by his wife, Janet; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Joel Runtsch, of Austin; two grandchildren, Scott Wilson, of Byron, and Emily Wilson, of Austin; two great-grandchildren, Mariah Wilson, of Rochester, and Ethan Hemry, of Austin. He is preceded in death by his parents; and a granddaughter, Jessica Stoll. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Monday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby. Friends may call one hour prior to services. Military honors will be presented by the Myrin-James American Legion Post No. 443 of Ironton. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin. Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home, Crosby.
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