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 Kenneth Goens

Kenneth Goens

Birth
Death 11 Apr 2006 (aged 90)
Burial Groveland, Tuolumne County, California, USA
Memorial ID 13962931 · View Source
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Kenneth Goens of Groveland died at Doctors Medical Center.

Mr. Goens was a native of Paw Paw, Mich., and lived in Groveland 21 years.

He was a general contractor for 50 years and built and remodeled many homes in the Pine Mountain Lake area.

He also built the library-museum in Groveland.

He previously worked for Packard Motor Company, Detroit, during World War II, and later was credited with invented a machine that produced Styrofoam cups.

As a 12-year-old, he was the youngest licensed barber in Michigan, having started in his father's barber shop.

He was a member of the Historical Society and South Side Seniors in Pine Mountain Lake.

He enjoyed music.

He is survived by his wife, Ursula Goens of Groveland; children, Carolyn Britton of Tennessee and Pamela Reimers of Groveland; brother, Donald Goens of Rancho Murietta; sister, Dorothy Jenkins of Castaic; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Evangelical Free Church, Groveland. Private internment at Oak Grove Cemetery.

The Colonial Chapel of Franklin & Downs, Modesto, in charge of arrangements.

Remembrances may be made to the Historical Society, P.O. Box 1849, Big Flat 95305 or South Side Seniors, P.O. Box 63, Groveland 95321.


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  • Created by: Toni
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13962931
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Goens (7 Jun 1915–11 Apr 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13962931, citing Divide Cemetery, Groveland, Tuolumne County, California, USA ; Maintained by Toni (contributor 46785261) .