JoAnn Lucille Goeden, age 79, of Yankton, South Dakota, died, Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.
A Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton with Reverend Mark Lichter officiating. Burial of cremated remains will be in St. Michael's Cemetery in Hartington, Nebraska. A gathering of friends and family will be from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with a rosary and vigil service at 5:00 PM. The celebration of JoAnn's life will continue following the vigil service at the Weiland residence at 605 Regal Drive in Yankton.
Honorary pallbearers are her grandchildren: Heather Wurtz, Heath Hagge, Josh Weiland, Jerika Perrin, Wesley Goeden, Katelyn Goeden, Jaxson Goeden, Kayla Goeden, Cassandra Goeden, Grant Goeden, Samantha Goeden, Whitney Goeden, Derek Goeden, Amanda Goeden, Peyton Mueller, and Kyle Mueller.
JoAnn Lucille Goeden was born September 22, 1934 in Wagner, South Dakota to Ivo John and Frances Irene (Davies) Hirschman. She grew up and attended school in Hartington, Nebraska graduating from Holy Trinity High School in 1951. She married Kenny Goeden on January 9, 1954 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After their marriage they lived and farmed in Cedar County, where JoAnn raised her family. JoAnn moved to Yankton in 1994, after Kenny's death, where she lived the rest of her life.
JoAnn loved bowling in her younger years and later enjoyed playing BINGO, eating her sweets before her dinner, visiting with friends or even strangers, and going on walks and collecting knick knacks along the way. She especially enjoyed living on the farm and loved her family more than anything.
Survivors include her seven children: Pam Hagge of Rapid City, South Dakota; Cindy (Steve) Weiland of Yankton; Mike Goeden of Gretna, Nebraska; Joe (Melissa) Goeden of Waterloo, Nebraska; Ray (Brenda) Goeden of Adel, Iowa; Tony (Stacey) Goeden of Wausa, Nebraska; and Tina (Joe) Mueller of Yankton; 16 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sister, Frances Lenhart of Storm Lake, Iowa; brother, Gene Hirschman of Dakota City, Nebraska; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenny in 1993; two brothers, Richard and David Hirschman; and sister Donna Mae Jensen.
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We are so sorry about your mom. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Leo and Carol Kopetsky
Our deepest sympathy to the family. Our prayers have been with you all during this difficult time. God Bless.
Mindy, Bryon & Blake Miller Elkhorn, NE
We enjoyed this video tremendously! Sure kept you all in our prayers...so sorry we had to miss the funeral. Thinking of all of you every day!!
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