GOETZ, John Michael

Date of birth: 19 July 1862 Indiana

Date of death: 11 April 1941 Urbana, Illinois

SOURCE: Columbus Evening Republican, 12 April 1941

JOHN GOETZ, 78, TAKEN BY DEATH
Funeral Services to Be Conducted 
Monday in This City
  John M. Goetz, 78, widely
known resident of this
community, died yesterday at
the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Mary Lewis, in Urbana, Ill.,
with whom he had been residing
the last few months.
 The body will be brought here
and the casket will be open at
the Hathaway Funeral Home at
11 o’clock Monday morning. 
Funeral services will be held
at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon
at the funeral home and burial
will be made in Garland Brook
Cemetery. Mr. Goetz spent most
of his life in this community.
 His death followed a stroke
of paralysis.
  He was born July 19, 1862.
  Survivors include six
children, Thomas and Roy Goetz
of Bourbon, Ill., Mrs. Lewis
of Urbana, Marshall Goetz of
Camp Shelby, Miss., Mrs.
Margaret Clouse of Hamilton,
Ohio, and Mrs. Ruth EuDaly of
Columbus; a stepdaughter, Mrs.
Verna McNeal of Columbus;
three sisters, Mrs. Etta Wirey
of Franklin, Mrs. Sarah
Coffman and Mrs. Emma
Stillabower of Nineveh; one
brother, James Goetz of
Nineveh; nine grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
 The son, Marshall Goetz, will
return home tonight from Camp
Shelby.  He is a member of the
local national guard on a
year’s active duty.

Franklin Evening Star, 14 April 1941
Brother of Local Woman Succumbs
  John M. Goetz, 78, was to have
been buried in Garland Brook
Cemetery at Columbus this
afternoon following funeral
services there.  Survivors
include a number of Johnson
County persons.
  Mr. Goetz died at the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Mary Lewis,
in Urbana, Ill., on Friday. 
He had resided there only a
few months.  Death followed a
stroke of paralysis.
  Survivors include six
children; three sisters, Mrs.
Etta Wirey of Franklin, Mrs.
Sarah Coffman and Mrs. Emma
Stillabower of Nineveh; one
brother, James Goetz, of
Nineveh; nine grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.