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Norman Louis Goecker

November 24, 1929 - November 11, 2017
Born in Crothersville, Indiana
Resided in Seymour, Indiana
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Obituary

Norman L. Goecker, 87, of Seymour, IN, passed away at his daughterís home, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, November 11, 2017. Norman was born November 24, 1929 in Crothersville, IN, the son of Arthur G. and Esther A. (Nehrt) Goecker. He married Marilyn Mae VonDielingen on May 17, 1951 at Sauers. She preceded him in death on July 6, 2001. He later married Lillian Meyer Kerkhof on April 17, 2007 and she survives.

Norman was a veteran, having served in the U. S. Army. He served in the Korean War, 1952-1953, where he was stationed in Germany. When he returned from Germany, he was employed at the Jackson County Highway Department, Union Hardware, and Thompson Dairy, from where he retired after 26 years. He was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dudleytown.

Norman is survived by his wife, Lillian of 10 years; 3 daughters: Janette (Dwight) Herndon, Kathy (Gary) Wehmiller and Elaine Newkirk; a son, Stuart (Teresa) Goecker; grandchildren: Jennifer (Nick) Strauss, Samantha (Henry) Flaig, Maria (Michael) Duncan, Mitchell Hackman, Jay Hackman, Brandi (Joey) Cottey, John (Brooke) Goecker, Rachel Goecker, and Timothy Goecker; great-grandchildren: Taylor Strauss, Nicholas Strauss, Katelyne Smith, Emma Flaig, Jackson Trueblood, Landon Cottey, Payton Cottey and Madison Goecker; step-children, Diane (Tom) Jackson and Peggy (Floyd) Bowman; 5 step grandchildren and 9 step great-grandchildren; sisters, Joyce Hackman and Eileen Pottschmidt.

His parents, first wife, sister, Coetta in infancy, and two brother-in-laws, Earl Hackman and Fred Pottschmidt, preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30.m. on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Emanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Edgar Keinath officiating. Visitation will be at Burkholder Chapel, on Wednesday, from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on Thursday at the church from 9:30 until time of service.

Mr. Goeckerís burial will be held after the church service in the Emanuel Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to the Emanuel Church Music/Organ Fund, Dudleytown, and St. Paulís Endowment, Jonesville, through the Burkholder Chapel.


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Services

Visitation
Burkholder Funeral Chapel
419 N. Chestnut St.
Seymour IN 47274-1501


Wednesday, November 15 2017
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Thursday, November 16 2017
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Second date visitation is at the church.

Funeral Service
Emanuel Lutheran Church
2174 South CR. 750 East
Dudleytown IN 47274


Thursday, November 16 2017
10:30 AM

Burial
Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery
2174 South CR. 750 East
Dudleytown IN 47274


Thursday, November 16 2017

Burial will follow the funeral service at the cemetery

 

Charities

Emanuel Lutheran Church Music/Organ Fund, Dudleytown
OR
St. Paul's Lutheran Church Endowment Fund, Jonesville

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