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Donald E. Goebelt

Published April 11,2017

Obituary's Biography:

Donald Edward Goebelt, 92, a resident of Lake Villa, IL, quietly passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.  He was born February 10, 1925 in Deshler, OH to Ethel Dietrich and Edward Goebelt.  Don worked as a carpenter and built almost all of the homes he lived in.  He was a great family man who enjoyed laughter, card tricks, and fun.  He had a love of bowling and golf.  Don is survived by his wife of  64 years, Jean Audrey (nee: Raap), whom he wed on November 11, 1952 in Chicago, IL, his children Cheryl (the late Benjamin) Cuenco of Reno, NV; Thomas (Gwen) Goebelt of Wheaton, IL; Janice (Kevin) Terry of Mount Prospect, IL; Judy (Richard) Goebelt of Palatine, IL; and Keith Goebelt of Lake Villa, IL; his grandchildren, Leia Cuenco of Las Vegas, NV; Dena (Brian) Baumgardner of Reno, NV; Kami (Anthony) Cuenco of Las Vegas, NV; Nicole Fullerton of Wheeling, IL Amber Goebelt of Lake Villa, IL; Brian (Morgan) Goebelt of Grayslake, IL; Jamie Goebelt of Round Lake Beach, IL; Natalie Smith of Palatine, IL and Wesley (Amy) Nolan of Twin Lakes, WI; his 12 great-grandchildren. His siblings all preceeded him in death: Leona (Glen) Frantom; Gladys (Don) Struthers; Nina (Dick) Kinder; Ivan Willison; Irving Willison; Arthur (Margaret) Goebelt; Robert Burns, and Floyd (the late JoAnn and the late Virginia) Burns.  A memorial visitation and service is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 10am until 11am with the memorial service commencing at 11am at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information, please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuenral.org.

2 replies on “Donald E. Goebelt”

  1. Mr. Goebelt was a Hero among Men! His kind of sacrifice, hard work, kindness, dignity, attention, morals, honor and love ❤️ were commendable. He will be sadly missed. Everone who knew him, loved him. Rest In Peace, My sincerest condolences to his amazing wife, and family.

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