Obit: Goettsch, Henry Fred (1892 - 1967)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook, Marshfield News Herald Collection 01 / /1968

Goettsch, Henry Fred (1892 - 1967)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY Henry Fred Goettsch, 75, Greenwood, died at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, 1968, at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Madison, where he had been a patient since Dec. 15.

Services will be conducted at the Hill Funeral Home in Greenwood at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. David Logue, pastor of Zion-Immanuel United Church of Christ, will officiate, and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Wallis-Hinker American Legion Post.

The body will repose at the funeral home from Sunday afternoon until the time of services.

Mr. Goettsch was born July 21, 1892, at Hooper, Nebr., and received his education there. He was a butcher by trade and had lived in various places before coming to the Greenwood area in 1933. He farmed northwest of here until 1957, when he retired and moved to the city of Greenwood.

His marriage to Esther Cronin took place Nov. 26, 1932, at South Bend, Ind.

Mr. Goettsch was a member of the American Legion Post of Greenwood, and a veteran of World War I.

In addition to his wife, survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Anna Weidensal, Yutan, Neb. and Mrs. Charles (Emma) Johnson, Goodman, Mo. and three brothers, William, Lebanon, Mo. Rudolph, San Jose, Calif. and Charles, Arlington, Neb.

Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.



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