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Goeser, Leo James (1933 - 2021)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 4/22/2021 at 18:31:44

Name of deceased: Leo James Goeser

Aged: 88 yrs, 12 days

Residence: Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Born: March 13, 1933, Defiance, Shelby County, IA

Died: March 25, 2021; Jennie Edmundson Hospital, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, IA

Funeral services: No services. Burial was in the Harlan Cemetery, Harlan, IA

Survived by: Wife of 67 years, Janie Goeser of Harlan, IA; children, Stephen Goeser (spouse, Brenda) of Omaha, NE, Patricia (spouse, Michael) Rzewnicki of New Smyrna Beach, FL, and Nancy (spouse, Curtis) Bell of West Des Moines, IA; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; siblings, Edward Goeser (spouse, Marilyn), John Goeser, Mary Griffin, Theresa (spouse, Lawrence) Fedewa, Alice Goeser, and Larry Goeser; sisters-in-law, Debbie Goeser, and Janet Goeser; nieces; nephews; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, Bruno and Mildred (nee Weiland) Goeser; siblings, Frank Goeser, Paul Goeser, and James Goeser

Education: Attended and graduated from school at St. Peterís Catholic School, Defiance, IA; he later attended barber school

Religious affiliation: Baptized and confirmed at St. Peterís Catholic Church, Defiance, Shelby County, IA; was a devout parishioner and long-time usher at St. Michaelís Catholic Church, Harlan, IA

Military service: Enlisted in the U. S. Army; dates not provided

Marriage: Mary Jane Schleier; June 29, 1953; St. Peterís Catholic Church, Defiance, IA

Employment: Served the Harlan Community as a barber for 64 years

Hobbies/Interests: golf; Yankee baseball fan; supporter of Harlan Cyclones, working as a member of the football chain gang for 35 years

Sources: harlanonline.com; pauleyjones.com


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