Douglas Bernard Goodman

May 16th, 1943July 24th, 2018

Douglas B. Goodman - age 75 of Lafayette died on  July 24, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital with loving family at his side.    

Douglas Bernard Goodman was born in Stanley, Wisconsin to Bernard and Bernice (Jenneman) Goodman. He attended Gilman High School in Wisconsin where his family had a dairy farm. He joined the United States Air Force in 1962, and completed tours in Japan, Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Spain, England. He retired from the Air Force in 1983 and was united in marriage to Margaret (Ward) on July 31, 1970 in Rome, New York.

He started working for Ball Aerospace in 1983 as an engineering labs manager then as a division test manager. He worked for 7/11 Corporation starting in 1995 as a store manager and assistant store manager. He taught part time at Metropolitan State University in Denver for ten years in electronics and management. He retired in January 2009.

Douglas graduated from City Wide College in Chicago with an associates in Middle Management, Colorado Technical University with a B.A. in Electronic             Engineering Technology, and the University of Northern Colorado with an M.B.A.

Douglas was a life member of VFW Post 1771 in Lafayette, where he served as commander from 1991-1992, and 2015-2016. He was also a            quartermaster from 2016-2017.

Douglas is survived by his wife, Margaret; daughter, Beverley (David) Sapp of Aurora, CO, Michelle Brunswick (Jerry Henderson) of Colorado Springs, CO; son, Steven Goodman of Lafayette, CO; six  grandchildren, Zachary, Jakob, and Jeremy Zornes of Henderson, CO, Autumn (Roy) Thomas of Aurora, and Jason Longmore (Dani Strnad) of Highlands Ranch, CO, and David (Theresa) Sapp of Parker, CO; numerous great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Brian (Kathleen) Goodman and Dennis Goodman (Marge Waichulis) of Eau Claire and Stratford, Wisconsin, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Douglas was preceded in death by his beloved daughter, Victoria "Vicky" Claire Zornes, and his parents.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to  Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lafayette or to an organization of the donor's choice. Arrangements are in the care of Darrell Howe Mortuary.



A Visitation will be held Tuesday July 31, 2018 at 9:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lafayette, CO.

The Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday July 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM also at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lafayette, CO






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