Bruce Wayne Goodlake
Bruce Wayne Goodlake
  • May 12, 1953 - October 8, 2015
  • Wilbur, Washington

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Passed away October 8, 2015 in Spokane, WA. Bruce was born on May 12, 1953 in Coulee Dam, WA to Rondall and Shirley Goodlake. He attended school in Wilbur graduating in 1972 before attending Wenatchee Valley College and graduating in 1974. Bruce married Sally Sherwood on June 26, 1976 in Wilbur, WA where they continued to live. Bruce is survived by his wife Sally at the home, his mother Shirley Goodlake, brother Jeff ( Daphne) Goodlake, two sisters Susan (John) Vaughan and Greta Zink. He is also survived by his mother in law Marilyn Sherwood, brother in laws Randy (Joanne) Sherwood and Ron (RoxAnn) Sherwood and his sister in law Cindy (Dave) Tikker. His nieces and nephews Sonya Rieger, Josh (Cherie) Vaughan, Jamie (Kevin) Finnerty, Ryan Zink, Jeffery (Becky) Goodlake, Amber (Derek) Rairdan, Lindsay (Levi) DeBord, Josh (Brooke) Sherwood, Joel (Julie) Sherwood, Kati (Ryan) Bodecker, Karli (Victor) Hitchens, Kelli (Austin) Johnson and 16 great nieces and nephews. Bruce is preceded in death by his father Rondall Goodlake and his father in law Creighton Sherwood. He was a member of the Wilbur Lutheran Church and recently retired after a 45 year career in the local grain industry. One of Bruce's greatest joys was following his nieces and nephew's activities and bird hunting with his dog "Nihm". Graveside services will be held on Friday October 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Wilbur Cemetery, Wilbur, WA followed by a Celebration of Life Memorial service at 11:00 AM at the Wilbur Lutheran Church with Pastor Roger Hudson, officiating. Bruce will lie in state at the STRATE FUNERAL HOME, WILBUR, WA on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 4-7 PM. Memorials may be made to the Wilbur Ambulance or Wilbur Swimming Pool. Please sign the online guestbook at Strate Funeral Home, Wilbur, WA is caring for the Goodlake family.