Carol Ann "Linka" Godsoe, 77, of Noblesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Riverview Health in Noblesville. She was born on November 4, 1944 to Wilson and Blanche (Kissell) Mitchell in Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Carol was a 1962 graduate of Bellows Falls High School. She received a B.S. in Education from Indiana State University, and a Masters of Science in Education from Indiana University. She married Alfred Godsoe in 1969.
Carol taught elementary school in Indianapolis for 35 years. Upon retirement, she accepted a position with Ball State University in their urban teaching program and continued there for the next 10 years. Carol was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association, obtained the Ruby Payne Trainer Certification, was awarded the Golden Apple Award and the I Make The Difference Award, and was a 3-year consecutive award recipient of ABC Award - Excellence in Teaching.
In her spare time, Carol enjoyed crochet, reading, and keeping her husband out of trouble!
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Al "Hank" Godsoe; son, Gary (Debbie) Godsoe; daughter, Amy Godsoe (Christopher Shaun) Capps; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Godsoe, Evelyn Capps, and Shaun Connor Capps; and her sisters, Mary (Marc) Lacroix and Jane Mitchell.
In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her brother, William Mitchell; and her sister, Patricia Zalewski.
Visitation will be from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, with services at 12:30 pm, on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, in Noblesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Abe’s Garden, 115 Woodmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37205 (www.abesgarden.org/giving).