Malcolm Goodman, 95, once of Preston

Malcolm Edward Goodman, 95, of Rochester, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at Rochester Health Services East.

He was born in Preston on Sept. 6, 1924, to Fred and Amanda (Thompson) Goodman in Fillmore County. He attended school in Fountain and Preston prior to entering the Army in 1944. He served in the South Pacific and remained on active duty until 1947. Upon leaving the Army he worked in Rochester until he retired in 1980.

He is survived by his sister-in-law, Edna Goodman; and his two nephews, Reece Goodman of Montgomery, Texas, and Brett Goodman of Austin, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his brother, William Fred Goodman.

A memorial gathering was held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester. Military honors were provided by American Legion Post 92.

Memorials are preferred to Zumbro Lutheran Church in Rochester or the American Legion.

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