Jacob T. “Jake” Goodell, age 34, of Wisconsin Dells, died suddenly on Friday, January 14, 2022. He was born on December 3, 1987, the son of Laura Baetje and Daniel Goodell. Jake attended Reedsburg Area High School. He worked at Seats in Reedsburg and at Teel Plastics in Baraboo. Jake enjoyed bikes, welding, tattooing, cars and reading.
Jake fathered four beautiful children who survive him: Alexia, Brooklyn, Lincoln and Isabella. He is also survived by his mother and stepfather: Laura and Chad Elder, of Reedsburg; his father and stepmother: Dan and Lisa Goodell, of Wisconsin Dells; his siblings: Amanda (Josh) Wren, David Kowalke Jr., Brittnie (Josh) Dempsey, Kaitlyn Goodell and Lucas Elder; his grandmother: Karen Baetje (David Schumacher); his grandfather: Dean Fish; his maternal great-grandmother: Marian Huff; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers: Dale Baetje and Dennis Goodell Sr.; and his grandmother: Patricia Fish.
There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7 P.M. on Thursday, January 20, at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg where words of remembrance will be shared at 7:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials to the family would be much appreciated.
The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.