Gretchen Goetz

Obituary of Gretchen Elaine Goetz

Tecumseh – Gretchen Elaine Goetz, age, 88 of Tecumseh, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Cambrian Assisted Living and Memory Care in Tecumseh. She was born November 20, 1933 in Reynolds Corners, Ohio the daughter of Dale and Ruth (Heckert) Ries. On June 19, 1954, she married Wesley Charles Goetz at St. John Lutheran Church in Riga and he preceded her in death on December 2, 2006. Gretchen was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tecumseh. She had served as the Adrian Township Clerk for 10 years. She was a member of the Get Together Club of Onsted – Adrian Area for over 50 years. She and Wesley had wintered in Florida for over 10 years.

 

Gretchen is survived by one son, Thomas (Elizabeth) Goetz of Tipton; two daughters, Joy (Gregory) Smith of Onsted and Michelle (Gary) Schuch of Brooklyn; six grandchildren, Bradley Smith, Angela (Nathan) LaJiness, Gabriel (Rowena) Schuch, Nathan (Jennifer) Schuch, Kylie (Daniel) Myers, and Derek (Michelle) Goetz; 12 great-grandchildren, Jordyn, Blake, Riley, Ian, Jaden, Merik, Jace, Gretchen, Grayson, Cullen, Charlotte, and Blair. In addition to her husband, Wesley, she was preceded in death by her parents, an infant daughter, and one brother, Dale Richard Ries, MIA –Korea.

 

Funeral services for Gretchen will be held on Saturday, July 2, 2022 beginning at 11 a.m. with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. until the time of the service at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tecumseh with Rev. William Finn officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Blissfield. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022 from 4-8p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Tecumseh.

 

You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Tecumseh.

Friday
1
July

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, July 1, 2022
Anderson-Marry FH - Tecumseh
1448 Short St.
Tecumseh, Michigan, United States
517-424-1848
Saturday
2
July

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Grace Lutheran Church
302 Maumee Street
Tecumseh, Michigan, United States
517-423-3716
Saturday
2
July

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Grace Lutheran Church
302 Maumee Street
Tecumseh, Michigan, United States
517-423-3716
Saturday
2
July

Internment

12:30 pm
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Pleasant View Cemetery
9205 E. US 223
Blissfield, Michigan, United States