William E. Goetz, age 88 of Blissfield passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Blissfield Place. He was born on December 14, 1929 in Adrian, Michigan to Charles and Elfrieda (Tobian) Goetz. On November 10, 1947, William married Mary Ellen Kleidinst in Blissfield, Michigan. She preceded him in death in 2014. He was a lifelong farmer, loved to travel and enjoyed wintering in Florida for many years.
He is survived by sons, Robert (Joan), David (Michele) and Larry; brother, Wendell and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, Mary, he was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Ted and brothers, Richard and Earl Goetz.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff and caregivers of Blissfield Place, Hospice of Lenawee and granddaughters, Mandi Goetz and Trisha Jones for all of the wonderful care and love that was shown to William during his final days.
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and all services will be private. William will be laid to rest with his wife, Mary at Pleasant View Cemetery, Blissfield. Condolences may be given to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made in William’s memory to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.