Obit: Goelden, Jeannette Catherine #2 (1886 - 1958)
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Goelden, Faivre, Juneau, Donnelly, Mantor, Merwin, Loucks,
Wittlinger, Stettler, Lewis, Prokop, Smith
Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.)
Jeannette Catherine (3 Jan. 1886 - 9 Jan. 1958)
for Mrs. Peter Goelden, 72, who died at her home Jan. 9, following
three and one-half months of illness, were held Monday afternoon at
the First Presbyterian church at Abbotsford, with the Rev. Lawrence
Faivre officiating. Preceding the 2:00 o’clock services,
Herbert Juneau played a 15 minute prelude of organ music and during
the services sang "Ivory Palaces," a favorite hymn of Mrs. Goelden,
and "Jesus, Lover of My Soul."
pallbearers for the internment made in the Abbotsford cemetery were
George Donnelly, a nephew, of Springfield, Ill., and Morris Mantor,
Harold Merwin, L. F. Loucks, Vern Wittlinger, and John
Out of town
mourners were from Alexandria, La.; Springfield, Batavia, and Oak
Park, Ill.; Cornell, Marshfield and Milan,
was born Jeannette Catherine Lewis, Jan. 3, 1886, in Waverly, Ind.
Her marriage to Peter M. Goelden, of Abbotsford, took place in
Chicago May 22, 1915 where they made their home until April, 1937,
when they moved to their present home, east of Abbotsford.
was very active in the Ladies Fellowship, the Foreign Missionary
Society, and was a past president of the Ladies’ Aid Society
of the First Congregational church at Berwyn.
Goelden, always a willing church worker, was a member of the First
Presbyterian church, Abbotsford. She was also a member of the
Social Corners Homemakers Club.
Besides her husband, she is survived by their three children, Mrs. Jeannette Prokup, of Batavia, Ill.; A. Lewis (Bud), Abbotsford; and Charles, Alexandria, La. There are seven grand children and a half sister, Mrs. Frances Smith, Springfield, Ill., also surviving.
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