Herman Goeken - September 28, 2011
Herman F. Goeken, age 95, of Yankton, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Avera Sacred Heart Majestic Bluffs Assisted Living Center, Yankton, S.D. Mass of Christian burial was Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton. Rev. Mark Lichter officiated. Burial was in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Yankton, with military graveside rights by Ernest-Bowyer VFW Post #791, Yankton and SDARNG, Sioux Falls.
Survivors are step-daughters, Janice (Bob) DeJong of Lesterville, S.D. and Darlene (Ronald) Dose of Sioux Falls, S.D.; stepsons, Terrence (Joanne) and Harold (Angela) all of Yankton, Rodney (Diane) Schramm of Utica, S.D., Joe (Sylvia) Gratzfeld and Ed (Joanne) Gratzfeld both of Yankton, S.D. and Carl (Donna) Gratzfeld of Madison, S.D.; many step-grandchildren, step great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews; sisters, Veronica Lillie and Mary Ann Loecker, both of Yankton, S.D.; and a very special friend, Odelia Ellis of Yankton, S.D.