|Birth: ||Dec. 22, 1946, USA|
|Death: ||May 14, 2004|
Jon Marion Goodfleisch, 57, of Austin, Texas, beloved husband, father, brother and son, died unexpectedly of complications from surgery in Dallas, TX, on May 14, 2004.
He was a Development Manager with Dell Computer Inc. Jon was born December 22, 1946, in Berea, Ohio, to Colonel Don Marion and Lillian Margaret "Peggy" Ray Goodfleisch.
Growing up, Jon's family lived in many locations around the globe. After graduation from High School at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, he served four years with the U.S. Air Force. Following his military service, Jon attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1978.
Married to Terri Westbrook in May 1983, they had two lovely daughters, Marlene and Margeaux. They later divorced and he married Annette Marie Kobus in Georgetown, TX, on February 15, 2002.
Jon was devoted to his family, had a great sense of humor and was a loyal friend to all who knew him. He was a champion and a mentor for his daughters, his nieces and nephews, and his sisters.
Jon had an impeccable work ethic and enjoyed solving problems with his creative, inventive mind. He enjoyed playing and watching golf. He loved his country and was always ready for another road trip. His amazing love, wit, generous nature, sense of adventure and technical acumen will be missed by his family, friends, and colleagues.
Jon was preceded in death by his twin brother Don; his parents; and his brother-in-law, Wink Whitehouse.
Surviving Jon are: his wife, Annette; daughters, Marlene and Margeaux Goodfleisch; stepdaughters, Michelle Arnone and her husband, Charles, Cindy and Mindy Jern, all of Austin; sisters, Jo Interrante of Dallas, Gretchen Reed of Austin and Leigh Sebera and her husband, Travis of Dripping Springs. Also surviving Jon are his stepmother, Thelma Goodfleisch of San Antonio, and her seven children; nephews, Christopher Interrante and his wife, Stacy of Dallas, and John Robert Reed of Austin as well as nieces, Keith Interrante and her husband, Mark Komater of San Francisco, California, and Bridgette Reed of Los Angeles, California.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Jon's life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 22, 2004, at Weed- Corley-Fish Chapel. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the dedicated liver transplant team at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas for the additional precious year they enjoyed with Jon. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in his memory to: Baylor Regional Transplant Institute, 4 Roberts, 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75246.
Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78705 (512) 452- 8811.
Austin American-Statesman, May 18, 2004
Donald M Goodfleisch (1916 - 1991)
Lillian M Goodfleisch (1916 - 1976)
Created by: Bonnie Huish
Record added: May 10, 2011
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