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Mercedes M. Goeden

May 7, 1932 — May 16, 2024

Hartington, NE

Mercedes Goeden age 92 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Thursday, May 16, 2024 at the Arbor Care Center in Hartington.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with the Rev. Owen Korte officiating.  Burial will be at St. Michael’s cemetery in Hartington.  Visitation will be on Monday, at church, from 5-7:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Tuesday one hour prior to services.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Paul Goeden, Chris Goeden, Tom Goeden, Rick Goeden, Keith Goeden, and Danny Goeden.

Honorary pallbearers will be Mercedes’ grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. 

Mercedes Mary Elizabeth was born on May 7, 1932 in Bow Valley, Nebraska to Rudolph and Theresa (Hoebelheinrich) Sudbeck.  She grew up near Bow Valley and attended elementary school there.  Mercedes married Norman Paul Goeden on July 3, 1950 in Bow Valley.  After they were married, they lived in Hartington.   Mercedes and Norman had nine children – Cary, Rodney, David, Patrick, Mark, Giles, Philip, Paula, and Wayne.  

When Mercedes was younger, she worked at various jobs. Her final employment was as a nurse’s aide and med-aide for the Hartington Nursing Home close to 30 years.

Mercedes was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was a great cook who loved canning and making homemade sausage. She also enjoyed time at the cabin, mushroom hunting, asparagus hunting, and antique auctions on the weekends, but mostly Mercedes loved spending time with her family. 

Mercedes is survived by her seven children, Cary (Jolene) Goeden of Hartington, Rodney (Rose) Goeden of Hartington, David (Rose) Goeden of Yankton, SD, Mark (Carla) Goeden of Hartington, Phil Goeden of Syracuse, Paula (Jim) Brummer of Norfolk, Wayne Goeden of Sioux Falls, SD; 23 grandchildren; 49 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; one sister Luella (Hop) Rothluebber of West Los Angeles, CA; many nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents Rudolph and Theresa Sudbeck; husband Norman on Nov. 2, 1997 at the age of 70 years; sons Giles and Patrick Goeden; three brothers Alvin, Duane, and Eugene Sudbeck; one sister Joni Schneider; grandsons Matthew and Brad Goeden.

 


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, May 20, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

404 S Broadway Ave, Hartington, NE 68739

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Vigil Service

Monday, May 20, 2024

Starts at 7:00 pm

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

404 S Broadway Ave, Hartington, NE 68739

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Mass

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

404 S Broadway Ave, Hartington, NE 68739

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