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Funeral services will take place on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 3:00 PM (Mountain).

American Legion Hall
Philip, South Dakota

Masonic Cemetery
Philip, South Dakota

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In memory of

Billie Kaye Goodman

of Plymouth, Minnesota, died on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at her home in Plymouth after a long battle with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 72

Billie Kaye was born in Gordon, Nebraska to Emerson “Bud” and Rose Marie (Beutler) Seager on December 23, 1946. The family moved to Philip, South Dakota in 1947. Billie attended school and graduated in 1965 from Philip High School. She attended the University of South Dakota and National College in Rapid City, attaining a degree in court reporting.

Billie married Willard “Bill” Goodman on July 5, 1969, and they moved to Minnesota spending winters in Sun City, Arizona, until Bill’s passing in 2013. Billie continued to live in Plymouth, Minnesota until her passing on September 29, 2019. She struggled from rheumatoid arthritis from her teen years until her death at home.

Billie Kaye spent her early years as a dedicated, tireless volunteer at North Memorial Health in the hospice program. Upon moving to Plymouth she became a passionate supporter of the Plymouth Police Auxiliary and arranged for many of the outreach programs to educate and benefit children. Billie was a vocal and colorful supporter of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Minnesota Vikings.

Mourning her loss are her sisters: Nancy (Charlie) Ekstrum; Holly (Mike) Kuchenbecker, and Billie Jean (Tony) Sclafani; her brothers: Pat (Julie) Seager, Mike (Lori) Seager, and Casey Seager; 23 nieces and nephews; sister-in-law Janie (Ed) Castle; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Billie was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years Bill; her parents; and two sisters Polly and Lynn.

A remembrance of life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 3, at the American Legion Hall in Philip, South Dakota. Interment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery.

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 3:00 p.m.
American Legion Hall
Philip, South Dakota

Masonic Cemetery
Philip, South Dakota

  • I have lots of memories of Billie Kay. But my favorite is watching The Edge of Night and As The World Turns. We did that together at Francis and Lucille's when Darin was a baby and Mike and I lived with them part of the first year we were married. She and I were hooked on those two soaps. Wish I could see all of you tomorrow. Know my thoughts are with you. ~ Becky Logsdon-Dougherty Cheyenne (7/2/2020)
  • Our thoughts are will Billie Kaye family. She always had a smile in high school and was full of fun. God bless each of you as you share memories. ~ Donna Perez rapid city sd 57701 (7/1/2020)
  • Our love and prayers go out to the families of Billie Kaye and Bill. Sincerely, Susan and Dennis Walsh ~ Denny & Susan Walsh Miami (6/30/2020)
  • It's been many years since I've seen Bill and Billie Kaye. I always enjoyed the stories shared and kind words spoken about them from my parents. Thinking of their families as they honor their lives this week and keeping you all in my prayers. God's peace. ~ Julie Vig O'Brien Yankton, SD (6/30/2020)