GOETZ, John Michael
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
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
¶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.
Submitted by Mark Wirey