John Edwin Goodno
John Edwin Goodno, longtime resident of Norman, was born on
January 31, 1915, in Franklin, Kansas and died June 28,2007, at Cedar
Creek Living Center, Norman.
John was the son of William Edwin and Mary Alpha (Harlan) Goodno. He married Aline Sinner in Medford, Oklahoma, on May 17, 1936. In 1944, John and Aline opened and operated "Goodno's Jewelry" which is now owned by his daughter and son- in-law. He was a long time member of the First Baptist Church in Norman and was also a member of the City of Norman Planning Commission. He loved fishing, growing irises and traveling with his wife, taking trips all over the country.
John was an exceptional clock maker, building thirteen clocks for his family, actually crafting every part of each clock, down to the, gears and pinions. In 1959, John earned his private pilot's license.
His parents, two brothers and one sister preceded him in death. The love of his life, wife Aline, died two days earlier, June 26, 2007.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Mack McGuckin of Norman, OK; Granddaughter, Shellie and Hank Thompson and their two children of Dallas, TX; Granddaughter Dawn Fisher of Colorado Springs, CO and her two children of Norman, OK; Grandson Randy and Linda McGuckin and their six children of Norman, OK and Wolfforth, TX.
A special thanks to the nurses at Cedar Creek Living Center and to the Good Shepherd Hospice nurses for their loving care.
Services for John and Aline Goodno will be at Havenbrook Funeral Home, 11 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2007, with Dr. Wade Smith, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Norman, officiating. Services are under the direction of Havenbrook Funeral Home of Norman. Donations may be made to the First Baptist Charitable Trust fund, in the name of John E. Goodno.