Lucille Jeanette Goetz

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Lucille Jeanette Goetz, 94, of Higginsville, died on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville.

A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Central Christian Church, with Pastor Alan Lumkins officiating and Cheryl Sanders assisting. Interment followed the service in the City Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at the Central Christian Church. Memorial contributions may be sent to Central Christian Church or the Lafayette County Cancer Coalition. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Born Monday, Jan. 21, 1924, in Corder, she was the daughter of the late Walter Fahrmeier and the late Lucy Slusher Fahrmeier. She married Raymond Goetz on March 15, 1942, and he preceded her in death May 16, 1979. She was a graduate of Higginsville High School class of 1941. She was a loan officer for the Warrensburg Production Association, retiring in 1986. She was a member of Central Christian Church and held many positions with the church. She taught pre-school, Sunday school, and was known to most as Grandma Lou. She sang in the choir. Throughout her retirement, she served and volunteered for many organizations and associations throughout Higginsville and the county.

Surviving are three daughters, all of Higginsville, Patricia (Louis) Lashure, Sherry (Larry) Heaper, and Leonna (Michael) Hoefer; six grandchildren, Doug Brockert, Amy Heaper, David Heaper, Jeremy Hoefer, Melissa Bratton and Lorrie Piercy; three great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two brothers, Melvin Fahrmeier and Eugene Fahrmeier; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.