Monday, February 22nd, 2010
Daniel Henry Goettemoeller, 85, 2458 Goettemoeller Road, Maria Stein, died at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 20, 2010, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
He was born Dec. 22, 1924, in St. Rose, to Emil and Lucinda Ellerbrock Goettemoeller. On July 8, 1950, he married Esther Klenke, who survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Ron (Marilee) Goettemoeller, Carthagena, Richard (Doris) Goettemoeller, Coldwater, and Randy (Diane) Goettemoeller and Marty Goettemoeller, all of Maria Stein; four daughters, Ruth (Mike) Anderson, Dent, Minn., Susan Osterfeld, Coldwater, Debra (Craig) Bodell, Mansfield, and Ann (Glenn) Griesdorn, Maria Stein; two sisters-in-law, Alma Goettemoeller, St. Henry, and Bertha Goettemoeller, of Missouri; a brother-in-law, Ted Cruise, St. Marys; 19 grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Paul, David and John Goettemoeller; a sister, Jeanette Cruise; and a grandchild.
He was a farmer and had served in the 14th Armor Division during World War II. He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church and its Men's Holy Name Society.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial with military rites conducted by the American Legion, Maria Stein, will be at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.