Norma Jean Goodman

Norma Jean Goodman, 78, of Sheridan, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2010, at the Sheridan Manor.

Norma Jean (Deines) Goodman was born April 23, 1931 to Henry and Mary (Hofferber) Deines in Billings, Montana, and moved to Leiter, Wyoming the following year. She attended school in Cadiz, and Clearmont, Wyoming where she graduated High School with a GED in 1951. She married Walter Goodman on November 7, 1948, and they lived and worked at the Burgess Ranch for many years. They divorced in 1976. She married Howard "Swede " Goodman on October 27, 1979 and lived in Casper, Wyoming. Howard died on November 10, 2006, and Norma moved to Sheridan in 2008. She enjoyed gardening and colorful flowers, and watching her favorite television shows "Mash" and " The Golden Girls." Her cats were beloved companions and pampered pets, the luckiest cats in her Casper and Sheridan neighborhoods.

She is survived by her daughter Marilyn Winner of Sheridan, son, Walter "Wayne" Goodman of Joliet, MT, daughter Kathleen Taylor of Casper, WY, step children, Steve Goodman, Gary Goodman, Ardith (Sis) Haugen, Sue Weakly, Carol Jean Goodman, sisters, Marian Kimble of Casper, WY, Lucille (Otto) Frank, of Billings, MT, Marjorie (Ben) Flynn of Billings, MT, grandchildren, Ryan Winner, Jessica Winner, Thad Taylor, Brandy Taylor and Isabel Weaver.

Funeral Services for Norma are at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2010 at Kane Funeral Home with Paster P. J. Cain officiating. Internment will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Sunset Memorial Garden Cemetery in Billings, MT..

Memorials to honor Mrs. Goodman may be made to the Sheridan Dog and Cat Shelter, 84 East Ridge Road, Sheridan, WY, 82801.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.