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Goglin Funeral Home, Scotland
Thursday October 28th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Goglin Funeral Home, Scotland
Thursday October 28th, 2021

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Scotland Community Church
Friday October 29th, 2021

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Ebenezer Cemetery
Friday October 29th, 2021

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Alice A. Goeken

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.

Floral Tributes are posted below with the Funeral Program.

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Alice made some of the best Kuchen! We had many wonderful visits over the years. She was a very nice person. Our deepest sympathy.

Frank & Joanie Kloucek & Family

Frank Kloucek Oct 29 2021 11:46 AM

What a wonderful tribute to your Mother. Sympathies to you all. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Tom and Patti Frickel

Patti Frickel Oct 28 2021 9:55 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss. I loved Alice's smile. I enjoyed working with her at LJMH. She spoke of her children often and appreciated all you did. I have one of her crocheted towels. She was so proud of them, and I loved them. Loved seeing her and visiting with her at church.

Sheryl Frey Oct 28 2021 7:56 PM

Our thoughts and prayers to the Goeken family.

Jay and Beth Deutscher Oct 28 2021 7:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alice Goeken

Devin Lubinus Oct 27 2021 4:36 PM

Our sympathies to the family (especially Lisa and Dan) from us at ARC Farms. On being such great neighbors, you are a testimony to a wonderful Mom that lived a full life.

Calvin Ratzlaff Oct 27 2021 3:20 PM

Sending our heartfelt condolences to all of Aunt Alice's family. May your fond memories bring you peace during the difficult days ahead. We are thinking of all of you.

Derrill & Lonna Hanson & our family Oct 26 2021 10:50 PM

Alice will always be remembered for her sense of humor which made for a lively gathering with her presence. Rest in peace!

Jim and Theresa Sedlacek and family Oct 26 2021 8:24 PM

May the Sad n heavy hearts be comforted by God Loving Care ! He loves you , May you feel the Comfort!
We have many Good memories of your Mom, May you Cherish yours too!

Jane.n Gary Gramkow Oct 26 2021 4:49 PM

Our heartfelt sympathy to the family of Alice. She was a spirited lady who enjoyed visiting with her friends at coffee time. May the love of family and friends offer you comfort at this sad time. God Bless each of you and may His peace fill your hearts.

Marvin Thum and Agnes Thum Oct 26 2021 12:39 PM

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