Bartonville-Thelma J. Goetze, 88, of Bartonville, passed away at 10:01 AM Friday, March 13, 2015 at the Unity Point-Methodist emergency room, Peoria.
She was born in Glasford on September 23, 1926 to Gilbert and Jesse (Sonnemaker) Chamberlain. She married Chester E. Goetze on March 31, 1948 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on November 4, 2009. Also preceding her in death were her parents; and four sisters, Lucille, Ruby, Goldie, and Vera.
Surviving are two sons, Gilbert (Dottie) Goetze of Edwards, MO and Philip O. (Donna) Goetze of Bartonville; one sister, Lillian Haney of Glasford; and several nieces and nephews.
Thelma was a farm wife, helping in the fields and taking care of the house.
She attended the Glasford United Methodist Church.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home, Bartonville, where visitation will be held one hour prior. Phil Hartzler will officiate. Burial will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery, rural Mapleton.
Memorials may be made the donor’s choice.
To view Thelma’s memorial DVD or to leave the family online condolences, please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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