Obit: Goettsch, Esther Ann (1896 - 1969)



----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection from, MARSHFIELD NEW HERALD 03/ /1969

Goettsch, Esther Ann (1896 - 1969)

GREENWOOD, CLARK COUNTY--Mrs. Henry Goettsch, 72, Greenwood, died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Mar. 29, 1969, at St. Joseph's Hospital, where she had been a patient since March 17. Death was due to an apparent heart attack.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hill Funeral Home. The Rev. LeRoy Urman, Lutheran pastor, will officiate and burial will be made in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home beginning Tuesday afternoon.

The former Esther Ann Cronin was born in Warba, Minn., Oct. 4, 1896, and received nurses training at St. Joseph's School of Nursing at Marshfield and at Wauwatosa. She died graduate work at the Marquette University in Milwaukee.

Her marriage to Henry Goettsch took place Nov. 26, 1932 at South Bend, Ind. He preceded her in death Jan. 3, 1968. Following their marriage the couple lived at Detroit, Mich., until 1933, when they moved to a farm at Greenwood. In 1957 they retired and moved to the city of Greenwood.

Survivors include two brothers, Floyd Cronin, Rockford, Ill. James Cronin, Merrill four sisters, Mrs. Owen (Margaret) Williams, Glendive, Mont. Mrs. Gertrude McCann, Mrs. Phillip (Anna) Vollrath and Mrs. Martin (Dolly) Zickert, all of Greenwood.
Besides her husband she was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.



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