YANKTON, S.D. — Lucille Goeden, 79, Yankton, S.D., died July 3, 2014, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton.
A gathering of friends and family, which included a rosary and vigil service, was held at the Wintz and Ray Funeral Home, Yankton. The celebration of JoAnn’s life continued following the vigil service at the Weiland residence, Yankton.
A Memorial Mass was July 7 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton, with Rev. Mark Lichter officiating.
Burial of cremated remains was in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Hartington.
Honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren, Heather Wurtz, Heath Hagge, Josh Weiland, Jerika Perrin, Wesley Goeden, Katelyn Goeden, Jaxon 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 Sept. 22, 1934, in Wagner, S.D., to Ivo John and Frances Irene (Davies) Hirschman. She grew up and attended school in Hartington, graduating from Holy Trinity High School in 1951. She married Kenny Goeden Jan. 9, 1954, in Oklahoma City, Okla. 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 and spouses Pam Hagge, Rapid City, S.D.; Cindy and Steve Weiland, Yankton, S.D.; Mike Goeden, Gretna; Ray and Brenda Goeden, Adel, Iowa; Tony and Stacey Goeden, Wausa; and Tina and Joe Mueller, Yankton S.D.; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Frances Lenhart, Storm Lake, Iowa; brother, Gene Hirschman, Dakota City; 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.