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Martha Ellen Goodman

Martha Ellen Goodman Martha Ellen Goodman

Martha Ellen Goodman, 69, of Fond du Lac, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2022, at Edenbrook Nursing Home in Fond du Lac.
Martha was born the daughter of Robert L. and Joan A. (Shepard) Zuelsdorf on March 31, 1952, in New York City.
She was united in marriage to Royal D. Goodman on October 22, 1977.
She was a 1971 graduate of Horicon High School. Martha then graduated from Moraine Park Technical College with an LPN degree in 1972 and then again in 1991 with and RN degree. Most of her nursing took place at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.
In her spare time, Martha enjoyed reading, walking, sewing, and listening to oldies. Her true passion was spending quality time with her daughters and grandchildren.
Martha is survived by her daughters, Erin (Travis) Weber of Kaukana and Sara Bartels of Fond du Lac; her grandchildren, Caleb Goodman, Nolan, Gavin, and Hannah Bartels of Fond du Lac; her six sisters and three brothers, Mike Zuelsdorf of Madison, Gayle Goodman of Madison, Kathy (Dan) Shea of Watertown, Janet (Kenneth) Buresch of Beaver Dam, Sue Siravo of Watertown, Lisa (Dan) Porten of Markesan, Tim (Jackie) Zuelsdorf of Horicon, Don (Becky) Zuelsdorf of West Bend, and Anne Christian of North Fond du Lac; further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Daniel Zuelsdorf; her niece, Elizabeth Zuelsdorf; and her cousins, Scott Zuelsdorf, Mark Zuelsdorf, and Ward Zuelsdorf.
A memorial gathering in memory of Martha will take place on Friday, Jan. 21, from 12-2 p.m. at the Koepsell Funeral Home in Horicon. Inurnment will take place at St. Malachy Cemetery in Horicon at a later date.
Special thanks to the staff of Edenbrook in Fond du Lac and Agnesian Hospice for the care and support shown to Martha and her family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to Martha’s family.
Koepsell Funeral Home in Horicon in serving the family. For online condolences and other information please visit