Jerry Goheen

Service

Date: Fri, September 9, 2016
Start time: 10:00 am
Location:
Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens
Address:
7601 Fleur Dr. , Des Moines, IA 50321
Arrangements By:
Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens

Visitation

Date: Thu, September 8, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:
Brooks South Town Chapel
Address:
7601 Fleur Dr. , Des Moines, IA 50321

Jerry Goheen

January 11, 1935 - September 2, 2016

Jerry B. Goheen born January 11, 1935 in Vinton, IA passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center at the age of 81. A service will be held 10 a.m., Friday, September 9th at Brooks South Town Chapel with interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Jerry was a U.S. Marine Corp veteran and was awarded a National Defense Service Medal during his service. He worked for the United States Postal Service for over 32 years as a Dispatch and Routing Specialist until his retirement in 1993. He was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, Hawkeyes & Cyclones, sprint car races at the Knoxville Raceway, enjoyed traveling, and he especially loved spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jo; mother, Elaine Whitaker; and brother, Bill. He will be missed by his children, Scott (Julia), Brad (Karie), Brent (Becki Brommel) and Shannon (Shane) Fetters; grandchildren, Logan, Drake, Sabrina, Sydney and Delaney; brother, Jim (Lisa); along with a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, September 8th at Brooks South Town Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to JDRF or the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.iowafuneralplanning.com.

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