Michael J. Goelz, 64 |
Feb. 8, 1952 — Oct. 3, 2016
Michael J. Goelz from the town of Jackson passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at the age of 64 years.
Michael was born Feb. 8, 1952, to Duane and Marion (nee Gonnering) Goelz.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Cheryl (nee Hansen).
Further survived by siblings, Mari (John) Dickmann, Julie Dobberpuhl and Mark (Deb) Goelz; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Lowell (Dawn Voigt) Hansen, Janice (David) Stueck; father-in-law, Forrest (Virginia) Hansen; and step-brothers and sisters, Mary (Rod) Kohlhepp, Kathe (Mike) Lee, Barbara (Daniel) Brylow, Thomas (JoBeth) Hercules, Robert (Renee) Hercules, and David Hercules. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, of which he was proud to be called Uncle.
Michael was preceded in death by his Father, Duane; Mother Marion; step-father Don Hercules; mother-in-law, Elaine Hansen; and brother-in-law Blaine Dobberpuhl.
Michael dedicated 32 years as a heavy duty mechanic at Track Truck and Equipment Co. Inc. His life was spent enjoying hunting, fishing, trap shooting and spending time with family and friends. He was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it, without question. Many times he was the glue that kept everyone together.
Michael always made us laugh and will forever be in our hearts.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at Mueller Funeral Home, 979 N. Green Bay Road, Grafton, WI 53024. Family will receive guests from noon to 1:45 p.m. Following will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Memorials of your choice appreciated. For online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.