GOETZ, Jacob Leonard, Jr.

Date of birth:  1 November 1863 Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 15 March 1933 Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, March 16, 1933




EDINBURG, March 16.—Funeral services for Jacob L. Goetz, age 69, whose death occurred at his home southwest of here Wednesday morn­ing at 10:30 o’clock following an illness of three weeks, will be held at the Edinburg Christian church Friday morning at 10:30 o’clock.

He was born and reared in the community where he died having been a farmer his entire life. He was a devoted member of the English Lutheran church at St. John.

He is survived by two sons, Carl, of Columbus, Floyd, of Franklin, two daughters, Etta and Blanche Henry of Petersville; three brothers, John, of Columbus, George of Valparaiso, and James, of Nineveh; six sisters, Lizzie and Sarah Coff­man, of Ninevah, Ella Royce, of Edinburg, Etta Wirey of Franklin, Emma Stillabower of Edinburg, and Mary Long of Indianapolis; an uncle, Adam Goetz of Columbus; five grandchildren and other rela­tives.

Source: Franklin Evening Star, March 17, 1933




EDINBURG, March 17.—Funeral services were conducted Friday morning at 10:30 o’clock at the Ed­inburg Christian church for Jacob Goetz, 69 years old, who passed away at his home southwest of here Wed­nesday morning following a three weeks’ illness. Rev. T. E. Turney pastor the Christian church of Columbus, and Rev. J. I. Desen­durger, pastor of the St. John church, conducted the service.

Miss Reba and Miss Ruth Coy sang favorite selections of the de­ceased. Flowers were carried by Miss Catherine Glasson, Miss Naomi Whitesides, Miss Reba Wycoff, Mrs. Omar Allison, Mrs. Roberta Robin­son, Mrs. Wade Ping and Mrs. Clarence Henry. The casket was carried by Omar Allison, Clarence Allison, Wade Ping, H. C. Glassen, Albert Stillabower and Clarence Henry. Burial was made in Rest Haven cemetery.

Submitted by Mark Wirey