Obit: Goutcher, Mona Lucille (1913 - 2008)
Surnames: Goutcher, Thilges, Korntved, Blosberg, Wonser
----Source: Post-Bulletin (Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn.) Monday, 6 Oct. 2008
Goutcher, Mona Lucille (25 June 1913 - 5 Oct. 2008)
Mona L. Goutcher, 95, of Rochester, died Sunday at Season's Hospice. Macken Funeral Home, Rochester.
ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Mona L. Goutcher will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Homestead United Methodist Church in Rochester, with the Rev. Becky Jo Thilges officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Goutcher, 95, of Rochester, died Sunday (Oct. 5, 2008) at Seasons Hospice, of congestive heart failure. She had been ill for six months. Mona Lucille Korntved was born June 25, 1913, in Marathon County, Wis. On Jan. 2, 1935, she married Maynard J. Goutcher in Minneapolis. The couple resided in Minneapolis, Baltimore, Cannon Falls and Wanamingo, before moving to Rochester in 1950.
Mrs. Goutcher did clerical work for Independent School District 535, retiring in 1978. She also worked for Dayton's Department Store. Mr. Goutcher was a barber. She was a member of Homestead United Methodist Church since 1954, where she taught Sunday School for 43 years. She also was on many boards and committees and part of the Naomi Circle, all at Homestead United Methodist Church. She enjoyed baking chocolate-chip cookies, traveling, Bible study, and visiting with friends and relatives.
Survivors include a son, John (Shirley) of Preston; a daughter, Jean (Gary) Blosberg of Crystal, Minn.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Violetta Wonser of Grand Marais, Minn. She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 2, 1954, and three sisters. Friends may call an hour before the service Wednesday at the church.
Memorials are preferred to Homestead United Methodist Church or Seasons Hospice.
Macken Funeral Home in Rochester is in charge of arrangements.
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