Joni Goodrow

Joni M. Goodrow, age 53 years of Hudson, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015, at U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born on January 30, 1962 in Adrian, the daughter of Donald M. and Rose J. (Lievens) Harpst.
Joni graduated from Adrian High School in 1980 and got her teaching degree from Siena Heights University.
She married Rodger A. Goodrow on April 27, 1985, at St. Joseph Church in Adrian. He survives.
Joni was an elementary school teacher for St. Joseph Academy. She enjoyed gardening, garage sales, cooking, being with her grandchildren and was very passionate about God’s Word.
Joni was a member of Open Door Bible Church.
Surviving besides her husband, Rodger, are two sons, Nicholas (Kim) Goodrow of Hudson, Benjamin (Allie) Goodrow of Schoolcraft , two granddaughters, Rosie and Ella, her mother, Rose Harpst of Adrian, four brothers and sisters, Janyce Rodgers of Adrian, Mark (Cheryl) Harpst of New Port News, Va., Matthew (Pam) Harpst of Blissfield and Julie Roehl of Princeton, KS. She was preceded in death by a grandson, London Kol Goodrow, her father and brother in infancy, Kirk Lewis Harpst.
Funeral Services for Joni were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at the Open Door Bible Church in Hudson with Pastor Charlton Connet officiating.
Interment followed at Maple Grove Cemetery in Hudson. Visitation was Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. at the Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Hudson. Memorials are suggested to Open Door Bible Church. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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