Lily Grace Goodell, daughter of Seth and Kelly (Martin) Goodell, was born sleeping Friday, July 13, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Oakhill Church in Humboldt. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the church. A private burial will be held on Sunday at South Marion Cemetery, south of Stratford.

Left to cherish Lily’s memory are her parents; siblings, Alivia, Adelynn, Elijah, Elsie and Isaiah; grandparents, Diana and Mike Goodell of Eldora and Darla Martin of Stanhope; uncles, Robert (Niki) Martin, Bryan (Hannah) Martin, Aaron (Becky) Goodell, Adam (Angie) Goodell, Luke (Dannielle) Goodell; aunt, Naomi (Patrick) Strode; great-grandparents, Paul and Gertrude Wessels and Russell Martin and many cousins.

Lily is greeted in heaven by her beloved Papa, Tom Martin and great-grandmother, Izzy Martin.

Born at 34 weeks, Lily weighed 4 lbs 8 oz and was 17 inches long. Although she didn’t spend any time with us on this earth, she is very loved and touched many lives. We will carry her in our hearts until we can join her in heaven.

But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 19:14

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