Thelma Marie Goecker

Thelma Marie Goecker
Thelma Marie Goecker


Mrs. Thelma Marie Goecker, 81, of Seymour, passed away on April 29, 2020 at Lutheran Community Home. She was born in Seymour on August 2, 1938 to the late Henry and Minnie (Mellencamp) Rust.

On August 30, 1959, she married Oscar Goecker; he survives. She graduated from Cortland High School in 1956.

Thelma was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and former member of the Western Twirlers Square Dance Club. She enjoyed baking, gardening and travel. Thelma retired after 24 years as a cook at Margaret R. Brown Elementary School.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years; daughter, Leah Goecker; sister, Linda (Leon) Seitz; brother-in-law, Harold Goecker; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters Lucille (Allen) Thompson and Norma Ruth (George) Schneider; sister-in-law Frieda (Edgar) Tape.

A private service will be conducted by Voss & Sons Funeral Service with a Celebration of Life held at a later date.

Memorials may be written to Zion Lutheran Church, St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery Fund – Borchers or the Lutheran Community Home, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.

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