Gerald Goethe Obituary – West Department, MI

Gerald Clayton Goethe, 86, of Alger, MI, entered into everlasting peace on March 22, 2020. He was also called “Skip” or “Gerry”.

Gerry was born January three, 1934, to Harmon F. and Lillian M. (Jarvis) Goethe in LaSalle, Michigan, the fourth of ten kids.


He married the late Marjorie (Marge) Knapp on December 13th, 1952; they had been married 62 years.

Gerry retired from the Lutheran House of Monroe, in Monroe, MI as a Upkeep Supervisor.

Gerry shall be without end remembered by his kids: Ginny (Dennis) Marietta and David (Lee) Goethe; grandchildren: Dan (Sarah) Marietta, Jill (Andrew) Raymond, Chad Goethe, and Michael (Heather) Goethe; six nice grandchildren: Lyla & Ria Raymond, Maddox & Mya Marietta and Kylie & Kelcey Goethe, amongst numerous different household and buddies whom had been blessed to know him.


He shall be welcomed at Heaven’s Gates by his loving spouse, dad and mom, and siblings: Clarence Goethe, Maynard Goethe, Harold Goethe, Edna Erney, Harmon Jr. Goethe, Donald Goethe, Marjorie Welch, Betty Sickels and Mildred Szuma.

Funeral preparations are being dealt with by Steuernol & McLaren of West Department, and a celebration of life memorial service shall be held at a later date. On-line condolences may be made at