Jack Erwin Goodwin 1920 - 2011 Lawrence
Funeral services for Jack Erwin Goodwin, 90, Lawrence, will be at noon Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Military graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
He died Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Eudora Medicalodges.
He was born July 18, 1920, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Erwin M. and Mahala Childs Goodwin.
Jack served his country in the United States Air Force and retired as colonel after 25 years of service. He served during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. He received a Bronze Star.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Air Force Association.
He married Mak Nae on July 8, 1974, in Seoul, South Korea. She preceded him in death on Aug. 17, 2004.
Other survivors include two sons, Keith E. Goodwin of Lawrence and Jun Park of Lawrence; and two grandchildren, Christopher Bryan and Grace Goodwin.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kay D. Gillard, a sister, Marianna Franze, and a brother, William C. Goodwin.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society or to the VFW, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
The family will greet friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent to warrenmcelwain.com.