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Alice A. Goeken

March 2, 1933 — October 25, 2021

The funeral for Alice A. Goeken will be 10:30 AM, Friday, October 29th, at the Scotland Community Church.

The funeral will be viewable live stream on Scotland Community Church Group Facebook page.

Burial will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery rural Scotland.

Her visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Thursday, October 28th, with a 7:00 PM prayer service at the Goglin Funeral Home of Scotland.

Alice A. Goeken, age 88, of Scotland, passed away Monday, October 25, 2021 at the Landmann-Jungman Memorial Hospital Avera in Scotland.

Alice was born Thursday, March 2, 1933 to Emil P. and Bertha (Dewald) Friederich at Tripp, SD. She attended country school through the 8th grade. Alice married Floyd E. Goeken on March 14, 1954 in Tripp.

After raising her family and working on the farm, she worked at several places, including Scotland Hospital, prior to retirement. Alice enjoyed gardening, baking, crocheting and visiting with friends and family.

Alice is survived by children, Debra Koster, Freeman, SD, Rita (Leslie) Leichtnam, Vermillion, SD, Sheila Goeken, Yankton, SD, Lisa (Dan) Jerke, Avon, SD, Scott Goeken, Le Mars, IA and Greg (Liz) Goeken, Henderson, NV; grandchildren Kyle (Kaitlyn) Jerke, Loretto, MN, Lacey Leichtnam (Clinton Jaqua) Sioux Falls, SD, Christopher Jerke, Sioux Falls, SD, Lauren Leichtnam (Nolan Neubauer-Keyes), Yankton, SD Hunter Goeken (Nina Nooteboom) Henderson, NV; great grandchildren August and Rosalie Neubauer-Keyes; sisters, Phyllis Knittel, Velda Sell and Margie (John) Stone; sisters-in-law Charlotte Friederich, Dorothy Lang and LaVerne Goeken.

Preceding Alice in death were her husband, Floyd (1993); parents, Emil and Bertha; mother and father-in-law Hiram and Clara Goeken; son-in-law Brian Koster; brothers, Arnold, Maynard, Willard and Verlyn in infancy; sisters-in-law Florein and Arlene Friederich and brothers-in-law Harold Knittel and Charlie Sell.


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, October 28, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Goglin Funeral Home, Scotland

410 Poplar St, Scotland, SD 57059

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Prayer Service

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Goglin Funeral Home, Scotland

410 Poplar St, Scotland, SD 57059

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 29, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Scotland Community Church

350 Williams St, Scotland, SD 57059

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Burial

Friday, October 29, 2021

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