Antoinette H. O. (Bakke) Good Webb, 1937

ANTOINETTE H. O. (BAKKE) GOOD WEBB, age 95, of Decorah, died Sunday morning, March 10, 2013, at Aase Haugen Home in Decorah surrounded by her family. Funeral Services were held March 13, 2013, at Washington Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Decorah, with Rev. MARK KVALE ‘84 officiating. Burial was in Washington Prairie Lutheran Cemetery. Antoinette H. O. (Bakke) Good Webb was born on August 15, 1917, in Decorah, Iowa, the daughter of Erick and Elizabeth (Soland) Bakke. She attended country school and then graduated from Decorah High School with the Class of 1935. She attended Luther College for two years and then the Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago, where she received her nursing degree. She was a nurse at Suburban Cook County T.B. Sanatorium in Hinsdale, Ill., where she retired. Antoinette was united in marriage to William D. Good on August 23, 1941, at Washington Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Decorah. This union was blessed with three children: Eloise, Nancy and Richard. They lived in Decorah, Chatham, Ill., Des Moines, Iowa, and then Hinsdale, Ill. William died in 1965. She was then united in marriage to Wesley L. Webb on July 3, 1984, in Oak Brook, Ill. They later moved to Decorah. Wesley died in 1993. Antoinette always maintained her membership at Washington Prairie Lutheran Church. She also was the chairperson for the Self-help for Hard of Hearing Committee (now called Hearing Association of America) in Hinsdale. She was a consummate baker and loved to share her baked goods with those in need and friends. She also belonged to Oneota Golf and Country Club where she played bridge and Wes played golf. Antoinette moved to the Aase Haugen Home in Decorah in August 2011. She died there Sunday morning, March 10, 2013 at age 95. She was preceded in death by her parents; her two husbands; and her sister, Joyce Johnson. Antoinette is survived by her three children: Eloise (Robert) Mason of Hilton Head Island, S.C., Nancy (Greg) Goluska of Burr Ridge, Ill., and Richard (Cecelia) Good of Delmont, Pa.; five grandchildren: Heather Mason (Robert) McAfee, Robert (Emily) Mason, Kimberly Nischik (Ben) Prohaska, Katie Nischik (Brian) Johnson, Benjamin Goluska; eight great-grandchildren: Katelyn McAfee, Mason McAfee, Tyler McAfee, William Johnson, Chloe Prohaska, Noah Prohaska, William Mason, Evelyn Mason; a brother-in-law, Charles Good of Hutchinson, Kans.; and by a special friend, Ruby Helgerson of Decorah. Memorials may be given to Washington Prairie Lutheran Church, 1725 Washington Prairie Road, Decorah, IA 52101 or Aase Haugen Home, 4 Ohio Street, Decorah, IA 52101.