In Memory of

Caleb Goodburn

October 2, 1985 - February 19, 2013
Caleb Allen Goodburn, the son of Robert and Susan (Combs) Goodburn, was born in Sioux City, Iowa on October 2, 1985. His childhood years were spent mostly in the Marcus, IA area, where he attended school. He was active in sports, excelling in both football and wrestling. Caleb enlisted in the Army National Guard during his junior year in high school. He graduated with the MMC class of 2004. During 2005-2006 he was deployed to Iraq. He later went to work for Wetherell Mfg. in Cleghorn as a machinist-a position he held until the time of his death. He passed away as the result of a brain aneurysm on February 19, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital in Sioux City, IA, having reached the age of 27 years, 4 months, 17 days. It was Caleb's wish to give new hope to others through the life-giving gift of organ donation. Caleb will be remembered as a soft-hearted individual and a faithful, loyal friend. Family was very important to him-especially spending time with his daughter, Haley. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Elmer Goodburn, maternal grandmother Bobbie Combs, a sister, Courtney, and cousins Sarah Schmitz, Kenzie Combs and Catherine Lafferty. Survivors include his daughter Haley Olson, his parents Bob and Susan Goodburn of Marcus; six brothers, Tony, Brian, Alex and his wife Amanda and their daughter Emily, Joey, David and Thien; one sister Rachael and her children, Elizabeth, Gracie, Avi, Jerry and Zach; his grandmother, Betty Goodburn and grandfather, Jack Combs; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS a memorial fund has been established in Caleb's name at Farmer's State Bank in Marcus. Thank you.
SERVICES
2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24th at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn High School Auditorium.
OFFICIATING
Chaplain Brenda Husman
CASKET BEARERS
SSGT Mitch Hall SSGT Jason Stoos SSGT David Bollenbaugh SFC Nick Harvey SSGT Beau Pierson SSGT Riley Bruxvoort
VISITATION
6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Saturday, February 23rd, at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus.
MUSIC
INTERMENT
Marcus-Amherst Cemetery in Marcus In lieu of flowers a memorial has been set up at Farmers State Bank in Marcus, in Caleb's name.

Condolences

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“We are so sorry for your loss. Our son Nathan use to wrestle Caleb during high school. I can't imagine the pain and suffering your family has been through this last month. May God continue to comfort all of you during this most difficult time. ”
- Jeff and Anita Ploen
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“The Goodburn Family so Very Sorry to hear about the lost of Caleb. Thoughts and Prays go out to your family at this hard time. God Bless”
- Joe n Paula Strahmann
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“What a terrible and sudden death, I know your hearts are broken. May YHWH bless and comfort you in the coming months and years and give you assurance that you will see your son again. I am from the Torah Truth Seekers Forum.”
- Winifred (Shalomahava)
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Susan, Bob, and family. I am so sorry for your loss. May YHWH give you hope for the future and sustain you for the present. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
- Jodell and Jack Onstott
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Dear Susan, My thoughts and prayers are with You. It is a blessing to know that Caleb made the world a better place by His time on earth. ”
- Mary Kline
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“I did not know your dear son,
caleb but I have known loss and my heart goes out to you in this time of seperation. Will offer mourner's kaddish today for Caleb. Blessings and heartfelt love to you all.
From the Synagogue Without Walls.”
- Leorah Burgess
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family Susan as you mourn the passing of you dear son. The congregation of Roots of Faith will be thinking of you in the days ahead.”
- Sherry Cole
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“I am so sorry for your great loss. Thank you for sharing his miracle story with me recently. May YHVH continue to uphold you in His mercy and love.”
- Stacie Smith
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“I am so saddened to hear of Caleb's passing. Please accept my expression of sympathy.”
- Matha J Fish
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“May YHWH keep the family of Caleb in peace and comfort through your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.”
- Martha Neale
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Susan,Bob and family - So sudden, so sad and way too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God is strong when you are weak. ”
- Matt and Kathy Wentz
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Susan,Bob and family - So sudden, so sad and way too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God is strong when you are weak. ”
- Matt and Kathy Wentz
Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“With a heavy heart, I am so sorry to hear about Caleb. He was a great classmate and a lot of high school memories include him. We will continue to keep you all in our prayers through this difficult time. Jill & Jason Zeck”
- Jill Zeck (Staab)
Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.”
- Patsy and Jerome Day
Friday, February 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“Dear Susan I am so sorry for your loss. may YHWH give you peace in that Caleb was on the road to good ness. and peace AMEN”
- Valerie Knowles
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:00 AM
“So sorry to hear about Caleb. We pray your memories will help you through this most difficult time. You're in our thoughts & prayers! Kevin & Twyla Schmillen & Family”
- Kevin Schmillen
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