Juanita (Snell) Goodsell, 82, passed away November 8, 2012, at the David M. Dorsett Home in Spearfish, S.D.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, November 13, at Nemo Community Church in Nemo.
Juanita was born February 21, 1930, in Wall, the second of five children of George and Johanna (Bastian) Snell. She grew up in the Quinn, Pedro and Cottonwood areas. She went to grade school at the Miller Country School. Her transportation was her horse. She attended high school in Quinn, living in the boarding house.
While in high school, she met the love of her life, Carrol W. Goodsell. They were married August 23, 1947, in Gillette, Wyo. To this union six children were born.
Carrol talked Juanita into moving to the Black Hills in 1953. Juanita spent the early years of their marriage being a wife and mother. In the late 1960s, she started working outside the home. The majority of her career was in the medical field starting out as a nurses aide, retiring February 2010 as a ward secretary.
Juanita is survived by her children, Carrol D. (Jan) Goodsell, Spearfish, Gerald Goodsell, Arvada, Colo., Janice (Gary) Kaberna, Nemo; Jeanette (John) Rebman, Sheridan, Mont., and Carlene (Greg) Brownlow, Deadwood; 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three brothers, Sam, Paul and Kenneth Snell.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a brother; a son, Kenneth; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.
Arrangements were in the care of Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapels & Crematory Services, Spearfish. Online condolences may be written to www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels. com.