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Wendy W Godfrey

September 18, 1954 March 29, 2019
Wendy W Godfrey
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Obituary for Wendy W Godfrey

Wendy E. Godfrey (nee Walker) died peacefully at home on Friday, March 29, 2019 in Rancho Cordova, California. She was 64.
Wendy is survived by her husband Dennis Godfrey, of Rancho Cordova, daughter and son-in-law Danielle and Scott Simmons of San Francisco, and their two sons, Greyson and Jack. She is preceded in death by her parents, Marjorie (nee McCabe) and Richard Walker, of San Mateo, California.
Wendy was born on September 18, 1954 in San Mateo. She graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1972. While attending Hillsdale, she was a member of her high school Spirit Spreaders group, where she traveled abroad, sharing the gift of song throughout England and Europe. Wendy went on to attend college first, at California State University Fresno, where she received her BA, followed by Sacramento State, where she received her master’s degree in social work. After graduation she moved to Sacramento, where she worked as a licensed clinical social worker for more than 30 years helping families and children. During this time, she also hosted two exchange students, one from Finland and one from Germany, and shared a long-distance friendship with both for decades.
Wendy met Dennis Godfrey in 2000, and the two were married on April 26, 2003 in Sacramento. They were married for sixteen years and had many adventures together. Wendy love music, and enjoyed traveling, the theater, reading, walking with friends, and spending time with her beloved grandchildren. She was an active member of her community, donating time to Meals on Wheels, and a dedicated member of River City Church until her passing
A funeral is scheduled for April 6, 2019 at 9:30 am at River City Christian Church in Rancho Cordova (10933 Progress Court, Rancho Cordova), with a reception to follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Wendy’s life. Grave side service will follow for family and friends at 11:30 am at Fair Oaks Cemetery (7780 Olive Street, Fair Oaks).

Condolences may be sent to River City Christian Church. The family has asked in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Wendy’s name to Meals on Wheels.


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Service

Saturday

6

Apr

10:00 AM 4/6/2019 10:00:00 AM
River City Christian Church

10933 Progress Ct
rancho cordova, ca 95670

Graveside Service will follow

River City Christian Church
10933 Progress Ct rancho cordova 95670 ca
United States

Graveside

Saturday

6

Apr

11:30 AM 4/6/2019 11:30:00 AM
Fair Oaks District Cemetery

7780 Olive Street
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Fair Oaks District Cemetery
7780 Olive Street Fair Oaks 95628 CA
United States

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Fair Oaks District Cemetery Final Resting Place

7780 Olive Street
Fair Oaks, CA 95628

7780 Olive Street Fair Oaks 95628 CA
United States
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