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 Arthur J. Goeken

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Arthur J. Goeken

  • Birth 8 May 1925
  • Death 3 Jul 2010
  • Burial Delavan, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 54495697

Arthur J. Goeken, 85, of Delavan, Ill., passed away at 10:35 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Pekin Hospital in Pekin, Ill.

He was born May 8, 1925, in rural Delavan to Harry and Gladys Selk Goeken. He married Elsie Weishaupt on Aug. 8, 1948, in Mackinaw, Ill.

Arthur was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister and one grandson.

Art farmed in Delavan and Missouri for most of his life, retiring in 1987.

He was a member of the American Soybean Association, Delavan American Legion Post 382, Delavan Masonic Lodge AF&AM; and Peoria Shrine and Consistory. He had volunteered at Pekin Hospital, made the Walk to Emmaus 15, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

He was an active member of Delavan United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Delavan United Methodist Church.


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  • Maintained by: Terri Kallio
  • Originally Created by: Amy R-T
  • Added: 5 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54495697
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur J. Goeken (8 May 1925–3 Jul 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54495697, citing Prairie Rest Cemetery, Delavan, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Terri Kallio (contributor 46954899) .