Claragene Goodburn passed away at the Hospice House in Pueblo on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at the age of 76. She was born June 12, 1931, in Pueblo, CO., to Ernest and Imogene Martin. Claragene attended Avondale High School and schools in south Texas. She attended Midtown Business College and Pueblo Junior College, earning her Associates degree. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1966 at the University of Southern Colorado. She obtained her Master of Arts degree at Adams State College in 1976. At the University of Wyoming, she earned her type D in Administration and in 1982 worked on her Ed. D at the University of Northern Colorado. Claragene retired from teaching at Pleasant View Middle School in 1987. Claragene and Lee purchased Pueblo Hearing Aid Center in 1985, and operated the business for ten years, after which they retired to enjoy traveling, spending Colorado winters in Yuma, Arizona. Claragene was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, also a member of the Red Hat Society in Yuma, as well as a member of Phi Delta Kappa, Colorado Educational Association, Pueblo County Education Association, and National Educational Association, Colorado Hearing Aid Society (director), National Hearing Aid Society, and Associated Hearing Aid Specialists’ of New Mexico. Claragene loved all of her animal children and was an avid reader, but mostly loved time spent with family and friends. Claragene passed peacefully away in the presence of her family. Claragene was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Imogene Martin of Avondale, Colorado. She is survived by her loving husband, Lee Goodburn: and two children, Stanley Martin (Jean) Hayes of Lewiston, Idaho and Katherine Jean (Joe) Dagenais of Rye, Colorado. Claragene is also survived by five grandchildren: Sarah and Jevon Hayes and Audra, Joey, and Jonathan Dagenais, and one great grandchild, Tristan Zachary Dagenais-Biddle, and numerous nieces and nephews. Viewing, 12pm to 6pm, Thursday at the Davis Mortuary. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2008 in the Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford, with Reverend Kim James officiating. Interment at Roselawn Cemetery. Donations suggested to Wesley Methodist Church, or charity of choice.