Denise M. Goodman, 56, Celestine

Denise Goodman USEDenise M. Goodman, 56, of Celestine, died Tuesday (September 3) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Cincinnati August 9, 1957, to Michael and Shirley (Ragland) Vogt. She married Lee Ray Goodman on August 29, 1986 at St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine.

Denise worked at National Office Furniture 11th Avenue for over 25 years. She was a member of St. Celestine Catholic Church, where she taught high school religious education (CCD) for over 23 years, and was a member of the St. Ann’s Sodality. She volunteered for the St. Vincent DePaul soup kitchen, enjoyed sewing, quilting, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Lee Ray Goodman, Celestine; one daughter, Andrea Johnston and her husband Chris, Jasper; two grandchildren, Zach and Alexis Johnston; her father, Michael Vogt Sr., Jasper; four brothers, Michael Vogt, Jr and wife Cindy G., Jasper; Tim Vogt, Jasper; Mark Vogt and wife Cindy A., Crestwood, Kentucky; and John Vogt and wife Laura, Danville, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Jonathan William Underwood, and her mother Shirley Vogt.

Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Celestine Catholic Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. The St. Ann’s Sodality will pray a rosary at 1:45 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Celestine Catholic Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at

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