Gale GOESSMAN of Los Angeles, Calif., former resident of this
community, died suddenly there last Thursday while driving an auto.
He was 50 years old. Mr. GOESSMAN spent his early life in this neighborhood.
He then resided in East Alton for many years before locating to California.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Jennie GOESSMAN of Ina; his wife, the
former Pearl CLINTON; two sons, Billy Gale of Wood River, and Jackie, stationed
in Germany while serving in the Army; one daughter, Mrs. Joyce JONES of Norris City;
one sister, Mrs. Hazel HICKS of Decatur; and four grandchildren.
The body is being brought here for burial. Funeral arrangements were
incomplete as we went to press.
Source: The Ina, IL Observer
Date: Thursday, February 6, 1958
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta