Harriett <I>Mackey</I> Goedert

Harriett Mackey Goedert

Birth
Fonda, Pocahontas County, Iowa, USA
Death 10 Apr 2018 (aged 87)
Varina, Pocahontas County, Iowa, USA
Burial Varina, Pocahontas County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 188728298 · View Source
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Harriet was born March 27, 1930 in rural Fonda, Iowa the daughter of Matt and Loretta (O’Brien) Mackey.

As a child, Harriet was baptized and later confirmed. She attended school at St. Columbkille Catholic School in Varina where she graduated in l948.

On November 15, 1949, Harriet was united in marriage to Leo “Bud” Goedert at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in Varina. Together, they were blessed with eight children; Sharon, Jane, Elizabeth, James, William, Paul, Carol and John.

Harriet was active in the community being a member of the Catholic Daughters, Altar Society, American Legion Society and the Legion of Mary Society.

In her spare time, Harriet enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and playing cards and Scrabble. She especially enjoyed winning at checkers against the grandkids. Harriet also enjoyed doing arts and crafts. Family was very important to Harriet and she treasured the time she was able to spend with them. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Sheri Sullivan of Galveston, Texas; Jane (Chuck) Gulley of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Jim (Martha) Goedert of Omaha, Nebraska; Bill (Karen) Mackey of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Paul “Ron” (Melanie) Mackey of Rochester, New Hampshire; Carol (Ken) Kies of Newell, Iowa and John (Amy) Goedert of Seminole, Florida; grandchildren: Jay (Maggie) Sullivan of Fairfield, Texas; Mike Sullivan of Chicago, Illinois; DeLora (Eric) Mowery of Blanchard, Oklahoma; Christopher (Andrea) Gulley of Amarillo, Texas; Melissa (Mahoney) Claude of Boone, Iowa; John and Mark Mahoney of Boone, Iowa; Mead (Monica) Goedert of Detroit, Michigan; James Goedert of New Orleans, Louisiana; Jacob Goedert of Omaha, Nebraska; Gretchen (Brian) Ralston of Boston, Massachusetts; Greg Groggel of Madrid, Spain; Laura (Matt) Protacio of Bishkek, Kyrgzstan; Anne Groggel of Bloomington, Indiana; Megan (Tyler) Ruane of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Sarah (Brian) Hoyer of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Adam Mackey of Brooklyn, New York; Kristi Mackey of Ida Grove, Iowa; Cory Mackey of Fort Dodge, Iowa; Faith Mackey of Rochester, New Hampshire; Kevin (Heidi) Kies of Milford, Iowa; Katie (Mike) Hinkel of Livermore, Iowa; Ashley Goedert of Waconia, Minnesota; Abbie (Ryan) Huibregtse of Carver, Minnesota; 28 great grandchildren; brother, Henry (Shirley) Mackey of Laurens, Iowa; sister, Loretta Wolf of Fort Dodge, Iowa; sister-in-law, Elaine (Gene) Mackey of Fort Dodge, Iowa; brother-in-law, John (Patricia) Erickson of Fort Dodge, Iowa; nieces; nephews and extended family and friends.

Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, Leo “Bud” in 2014; parents, Matt and Loretta Mackey; daughter, Betty and husband, John Mahoney; granddaughter, Katherine Mahoney; great grandson, Ryder Hinkel; brothers: William Mackey, Matt (Ruth) Mackey, John Mackey, Richard (Janet) Mackey, Gene Mackey, and Garrett Mackey; and sisters: Rose (Joseph) Kirsch and Patricia Erickson.


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  • Created by: Rich Robinson
  • Added: 11 Apr 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 188728298
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harriett Mackey Goedert (27 May 1930–10 Apr 2018), Find a Grave Memorial no. 188728298, citing Saint Columbkilles Cemetery, Varina, Pocahontas County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Rich Robinson (contributor 47727279) .