Obituary: Doug GoettschDouglas Lee Goettsch, 48, was born on January 21, 1964, in Worthington, MN, the son of Robert and Ardell (Benson) Goettsch.
Douglas Lee Goettsch, 48, was born on January 21, 1964, in Worthington, MN, the son of Robert and Ardell (Benson) Goettsch. He graduated from Worthington High School in 1982. Shortly after graduation, he started working at Runes Furniture Store and continued working there until the time of his death. Doug enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time outdoors with his dogs. He was involved in a pool league and a fishing league. Doug died on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at his residence in Worthington, MN.
Doug is survived by his siblings, Mike (Sharon) Goettsch of Glenwood, MN, Jim (Leslie) Goettsch of Severance, CO and Deb (Mike) Pederson of Watertown, SD; uncle and aunt, Loren (Jeanne) Goettsch; aunt, Jean Racine; nieces and nephews, Tyler and Marti Pederson, Bradley and Becca Goettsch and Brandon Goettsch; cousins and many friends and his treasured black labs, Herb, Maxx and Cole. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ardell.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., at the American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. Casketbearers will be Tyler Pederson, Marti Pederson, Bradley Goettsch, Becca Goettsch, Brandon Goettsch and Jack Darling. Burial will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.