Rev. Paul Franz Goossen, age 86 of the town of Newbold, died unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 7, at his home. He was born Nov. 14, 1930, in Oakley/Colby Kan., to Alvin L. and Bertha (Franz) Goossen.
He is survived by his children, Dwight (Ruth) Goossen of Toledo, Ohio, Mary (Tom) Fohner of Omaha, Neb., Sara Walker (Dan) Scholten of Rhinelander and L. Eulalia (Bradley) Lowry of Drexel Hill, Penn.; a brother, Alva Goossen of Oregon and a sister, Suszie Barkman Dahl of Arizona; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Hildegard (Epp) Goossen, and a sister, Elsie. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 15, at Faith Evangelical Church in Minocqua. Visitation will take place from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorials may be directed to Fort Wilderness. (Bolger Funeral Home)