Lewiston Tribune, December 11, 2013

Tanjee Goodrich, 49, Pierce

      Tanjee Goodrich, 49, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Lewiston, after a valiant fight to recover from multiple brain hemorrhages. Her strong will to live and the love and prayers of family, friends, and many supporters carried her through the past couple of weeks until she was able to rest in peace.

      Tanjee was born on Nov. 15, 1964, to Tom and Jane Snyder of Pierce. She graduated valedictorian of Timberline High School Class of 1983. She later attended and graduated from Lewis Clark State College. She worked as a teacher's aid at Timberline Schools at the time of her death.

      Throughout her life, she maintained a sweet, caring and loving demeanor that won the trust and hearts of many, who even now are being changed by her witness of constant nurturing, love and faith. Her signature gift of joy, shown through her constant smiling and laughter, will never be forgotten.

      Her surviving family members are numerous, but mainly include: husband of 29 1/2 years: Dan Goodrich of Pierce; two children, Britney and husband, Abram Summerfield, of Kamiah, and Taylor Goodrich of Pierce; father, Tom Snyder of Lewiston; sister, Anjee and husband, Bob Toothaker, of Winchester.

      Surviving in-laws include: Dan and Patty Goodrich, Ray and LeAnne Goodrich, Mel and Marlene Goodrich and Lisa Ensman. In addition, many beloved aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews too numerous to list but loved just the same.

      Preceding her in death were her mother, Jane Snyder; grandparents, Daniel and Catherine Kiely and Bernard and Wilma Snyder, and brother in-law, Rob Goodrich.

      A Memorial Service will be held at Timberline High School, Weippe, on Friday, Dec. 13, at 11:30 a.m. with a potluck dinner immediately following in the school cafeteria.

      The family is deeply grateful for the outpouring of love, prayers, and support during this extremely difficult time.

      Pine Hills Funeral Chapel and Crematory is caring for arrangements.

Transcribed by Michal Berreth-Beck, 2014

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