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Goodwin Helseth

Goodwin (Goody) Joseph Helseth, age 75, of Carrington, ND, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

Goodwin Helseth was born March 31, 1944, in Fargo, ND, to Goodwin and Helen (Rust) Helseth.

He grew up in rural Glyndon, MN, and graduated from Glyndon High School in 1962. He attended both NDSU and Moorhead State. Goodwin worked in the banking industry for 25 years and the trucking industry for 21 years. He has been a resident of Carrington since 1983.

He is survived by his five children, Karen (Jason) Bindas, Bloomington, MN, Nancy (Chris) Sorensen, Lakeville, MN, Brent (Jenna) Helseth, Sheyenne, ND, Sarah (Taylor) Williams, Fargo, ND, Trisha (Sean) Schuler, Grand Forks, ND, and 11 grandchildren. Goodwin is also survived by his sisters, Sharon (Wayne) Mazanec, Brentwood, CA, and Carol Verochio, Orting, WA.

Goodwin is preceded in death by his parents. 

His Visitation will be Saturday, August 17, 2019, 5:00PM-7:00PM followed by a Celebration of Life at 7:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.

Posted Condolences:


  1. Goody you will be missed you were such a nice guy. I enjoyed living in the apt. building with you, laughing with you, trying to teach facebook to me with your family. I didn’t know most of you but I’m sorry for your loss, he will he missed. Goody say hi to Bob ok, have a safe journey!

  2. The Glyndon High School class of 1962 remembers Goodwin (Punky) during our school years. Our sympathy to his family from classmates: Linda Gorden Wilkie, Esther Heldt Ellingson, Doreen Leach Wang, and Polly Schellack.


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