Goeke, Lina (1871 - 1960)






----Source: Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection, Marshfield News Herald 03/ /1960

Goeke, Lina (1871 - 1960)

GREENWOOD--Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Immanuel United Church of Christ for Mrs. Lina Goeke, 88, who died of age complication Saturday afternoon, March 5, 1960, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alma Busch, where she had resided since June of last year. The Rev. Orval Egbert will officiate and burial will be made in the West Side Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the Hill Funeral Home until 11 a.m. Tuesday, when it will be taken to the church.

The former Lina Minnie Stockmeier was born at Newton, Wis. Aug. 1, 1871, and was married there to August Goeke on Feb. 18, 1892. After their marriage they farmed at Newton until 1910, when they moved to a farm 2 miles northwest of Greenwood in the Town of Warner, Clark County, where she resided until June 1959. The farm is now operated by a grandson, Harvey Goeke. Mr. Goeke died in 1931.

She was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ and of its Women's Guild.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Alma Busch and Mrs. William (Emma) Kuester, and a son, William Goeke, all of Greenwood 10 grandchildren 22 great-grandchildren and two brothers, Gustave Stockmeier, Newton and the Rev. Otto Stockmeier of Holgate, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by two infant daughters, a brother, August Stockmeier, and a sister, Mrs. Rose Dehne.



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