Lois M. Goestenkors, 92, of Highland, IL, died Thursday, September 27, 2018, at Hitz Memorial Home, Alhambra, IL.
Lois was born, July 4, 1926, to John and Millie (nee Rickher) Mollet in Pocahontas, IL. On April 25, 1945 she married Leo T. Goestenkors at St. Nicholas Church, Pocahontas, IL.
She was a member of St. Nicholas Church, Pocahontas and a former member of St. Nicholas Altar Society. Lois was especially particular about her yard, her flowers and her apple trees. She was an avid homemaker, and enjoyed reading and building puzzles. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be missed by all.
She is survived by her children, Patricia (Burnell) Landmann, Pocahontas, IL, Joan (Curtis, “Skip”) Dickshot, Grantfork IL, James “Gimpy” (Kathleen) Goestenkors, Pocahontas, IL, Thomas (Bonnie) Goestenkors, Pocahontas, IL, Susan (Bryan) Kovach, Pocahontas, IL; grandchildren, Michael (friend, Rosalyn Jennings) Landmann, Mark (Linda) Landmann, Laurie (Francis, “Frenchie”) Eilers, Matthew (Kristine) Landmann, Martin (Whitney) Landmann, Christopher (Kim) Dickshot, Jodi (Brad) Neumann, Johnny (Jennifer) Goestenkors, Mindy (Keith) Choitz, Tiffany (Cory) Munie, Travis (Natalie) Goestenkors, Trisha Goestenkors; great grandchildren 16; great great grandchildren, two; brother-in-law, Clarence Goestenkors; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Millie Mollet; husband, Leo T. Goestenkors; daughter, Leann Goestenkors; sister, Melba H. Iberg; brothers, Gerald E and Horace A. Mollet.
Memorials may be made to St. Nicholas Church or Hitz Memorial Home
Visitation: Monday, October 1, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 8:00 to 9:15 am at Meridith Funeral Home, Pocahontas, IL.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10:00 am, St. Nicholas Church, Pocahontas, IL.
Clergy: Rev. Fr. Scott Snider
Interment: Robinson Cemetery, Pocahontas, IL
Meridith Funeral Home, Pocahontas, IL.