Obituary — Denise Marie Goeden

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YANKTON, S.D., — Denise Marie Goeden, 60, Yankton, S.D., died Jan. 1, 2016, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton.

Visitation and a Vigil Service were Monday at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Yankton, and continued one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.

Mass of Christian Burial was Jan. 5 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Yankton, with Rev. Larry Regynski officiating.

Burial will be in the St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Fordyce, at a later date.

Pallbearers were Doyle Stevens, Doug Stevens, Dave Stevens, Dick Goeden, Greg Goeden and Bill Goeden.

The Wintz and Ray Funeral Home, Yankton, was in charge of arrangements.

Denise was born Feb. 7, 1955, at Yankton, to Jeremiah John and Patricia Louise (Wiebelhaus) Stevens. She grew up in Fordyce and graduated from Hartington Public School in 1973. She worked at Dale Electronics, Yankton, for a couple of years. Denise married Monte Goeden June 12, 1976, at Fordyce. They made their home in Fordyce for a few months and then moved to South Sioux City, where she had an in-home daycare for nine years. They moved to Yankton in 1989 where she worked for JC Penny for 10 years. Denise then became the marketing director for the Yankton Mall, a position she currently held.

Denise was a member of the St. Benedict Catholic Church, Yankton.

She loved spoiling her three boys and three granddaughters and was very proud of their accomplishments. She loved camping, boating and catching more fish than her boys. She loved golf and was proud of her hole in one.

Denise took great pride in her flowers and her home, which she welcomed everyone to enjoy.

Denise is survived by her husband, Monte, Yankton, S.D.; three sons, Wes Goeden and Janelle, and their twin daughters, Paige and Ava, Sioux Falls, S.D.; Brett and Becky Goeden and their daughter, Sydney, Canistota, S.D.; Ryan Goeden, Bismarck, N.D.; a sister, Michelle and Gaylen Carstens, Omaha; three brothers, Doyle and Joyce Stevens, Crofton; Doug and Joni Stevens, Fordyce; and Dave and Darcel Stevens, Yankton; three brothers-in-law, Dick and Susie Goeden, Phoenix, Ariz.; Greg and Jenny Goeden, Parker, S.D.; and Bill and Christy Goeden, McCook Lake, S.D.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeremiah and Patricia Stevens; a sister-in-law, Becky Goeden Bovero; and a brother–in-law, Bob Goeden.