Dee Goeden, 84, of Wayne, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.
Services will be held Saturday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Wayne. The Revs. Jeff Mollner, Mark Beran and James F. McCluskey and Deacons Pat Gross and Gary French will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday, July 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wayne with family present. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery at Pierce.
Memorials may be directed to St. Mary’s School in Wayne.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Delilah May Goeden was born March 17, 1932 in Fairfax, S.D. to Leon and Lena (Boettcher) Klein. She graduated from Fairfax High School and attended one year of college. She then taught school. Dee married Keith Schwartz on March 9, 1953 in Fairfax, S.D. They made their home in Wayne. Dee married Donovan Goeden on March 21, 1978 at Las Vegas, Nev. The couple lived near Wayne. Dee was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St Mary’s School Volunteer, Fair Stand Chair-Person, Home Health Aid and Senior Center Volunteer.
Survivors include her children and spouses; Barbara (John) Roberts of Omaha, William (Judy) Schwartz of West Des Moines, Iowa, Carla (Tim) Ryan of Omaha, Susan (Bryan) Denklau of Wayne, David (Liz) Schwartz of Aurora, Mary (Bryan) Heithold of Wayne and Todd (Sheryl) Schwartz of Yankton, S.D.; step-sons, John (Janis) Goeden of McCook Lake, S.D. and Jerry (Amy) Goeden of Windsor, Colo.; 22 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one due in September; a sister, Marlene Burger of Boulder, Colo.; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Keith Schwartz in 1968; husband, Don Goeden in 2005; and sister, Verdean Bell.
Gift Bearers will be Dee’s granddaughters Lizzie Schwartz, Stephanie Schwartz, Grace Heithold and Lindsey Goeden.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dee’s granddaughters Dylan Roberts, Emily Schwartz, Liza Hargens, Samantha Wood, Miranda Denklau, Shelbi Schwartz, Maggie Cappel, Sierra Cargill and Holly Goeden.
Active pallbearers will be Dee’s grandsons Tony Roberts, Cody Roberts, Keith Schwartz, Will Schwartz, Ben Ryan, Michael Denklau, Matthew Schwartz, Jason Heithold and Dan Heithold.