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Michael Godden

September 24, 1959 — April 28, 2023

Logan, Iowa

Michael Godden


     Michael Bennett Godden was born on September 24, 1959, in Omaha, Nebraska. He was raised in Logan, Iowa by his mother, Maxine (Hazard) Lesline and stepfather, Franklin Lesline. Mike attended school in Logan, graduating in the class of 1978. He always worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator or Truck Driver and he enjoyed his most recent position as an Over the Road driver for RJV out of Westside, Iowa. Mike was married to Linda Wohlers and they were blessed with a son, Michael. In 1998 he started dating Michelle Ohl and in 2002 they were married in Las Vegas, Nevada while they were there attending a NASCAR race. They were blessed with a daughter, Abby.

     Mike was a member of the St. Anne Catholic Church in Logan. He loved to go fishing and camping. He also loved to ride around town on his side by side with his granddaughter, Korleigh.

     Mike died on Friday, April 28, 2023, at his home in Logan, Iowa at the age of 63 years, seven months and four days.

     Mike was preceded in death by his son, Michael Godden and stepfather, Franklin Lesline. He is survived by his wife, Michelle Godden of Logan; daughter, Abby Godden (Hunter Mickelsen) of Logan; granddaughter, Korleigh; mother, Maxine Lesline of Logan, Iowa; siblings, Pamela Lefeber of Kansas City, Kansas, Bob (Marsha) Lesline of Walden, Colorado, Carla Lesline (Scott Gebel) of Magnolia, Iowa and Chuck Lesline of Logan; parents-in-law, Rick and Virgene Ohl of Logan; and many other relatives and friends.


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Monday, May 1, 2023

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501 Normal St, Woodbine, IA 51579

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112 W 3rd St, Logan, IA 51546

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