Helen I. Godward



Age 91, of Lansing, MI, passed away June 2, 2017. She was born August 18, 1925, in Minneapolis, MN, to the late Henry and Ethel (Richmond) Vosler.

She loved reading, her flower garden, cooking, and feeding her birds and squirrels.

Helen is survived by three children, Susan (Larry) Tharnish, David Charles Godward, and Margaret Ann Godward; two grandchildren, Peter (Lynette) Tharnish and Tammy Tharnish; four great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Lynn Brown; sister-in-law, Marjorie Torres; and many nieces, nephews, and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Godward, in 2015; daughter, Marsha Kaye Nuckolls; brother, Harold (Barbara) Vosler; and sister, Eileen Brown.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Her family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice.

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Karen Halas
June 5, 2017 at 2:17 pm

Larry & Susan, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Karen & John

Ron Lietzke
June 5, 2017 at 8:42 pm

Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Helen was a gracious lady and a wonderful neighbor.


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