Lloyd A. Goestenkors, age 85 of Highland, IL, died Friday, November 06, 2015, at Faith Care Center-FCH in Highland, IL.
He was born June 15, 1930, in Pocahontas, IL, the son of Henry and Clara (nee Goestenkors) Goestenkors.
On February 20, 1965, he married Jennie J. Welchlen-Steiner who passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2000.
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus 1580 Highland – Madison & Bond County Coyote Hunters – former Highland Sportsmen Club.
Lloyd was born at Pocahontas and grew up on the family farm. He hauled milk and hay as a youth and later worked for Highland Ready Mix hauling concrete for many years. He also drove for Highland Motor Freight (Later named EF Trucking) and then for G&S Freight Service from 1978 to mid 2000. He was an avid coyote hunter and enjoyed having coffee with friends at Powhatan, Buzzies, Hardees and playing cards at Heim’s Tavern. Lloyd could be seen driving his scooter all over Highland. He participated in the Kitchen Band at Highland Home and in Bowling Leagues in Highland.
Survivors include :
Step Daughter – Judy A. (Allen) Luehm, Highland, IL
Step Son – Larry A. (Deb) Steiner, ., ID
Step Grandchild – John (Anessia) Luehm
Step Grandchild – Cindy Bielong
Step Grandchild – Sandy (Scott) Jutte
Step Grandchild – Scott Steiner
Step Great Grandchild – Alex Luehm
Step Great Grandchild – Lance Luehm
Step Great Grandchild – Shane Luehm
Step Great Grandchild – Rhyan Luehm
Step Great Grandchild – Daniel Meyers
Step Great Grandchild – Ashley Rogers
Step Great Great Grandchild – Andie Rogers
Step Great Great Grandchild – Abigale Rogers
Brother – Clarence (Marlene) Goestenkors, Pocahontas, IL
Sister-In-Law – Lois Goestenkors, Pocahontas, IL
Nephew – Dennis Goestenkors
Niece – Julie Johnson
Niece – Pat (Burnell) Landmann
Niece – Joan (Curtis) Dickshot
Nephew – Jim (Kate) Goestenkors
Nephew – Tom (Bonnie) Goestenkors
Niece – Susie (Bryan) Kovach
Nephew – Gary (Deb) Goestenkors
Nephew – Robert (Tracy) Goestenkors
Nephew – Jeff (Donna) Goestenkors
Great Nephews and Nieces – Many .
He was preceded in death by :
Father – Henry Leo Goestenkors
Mother – Clara J Goestenkors
Wife – Jennie J Steiner-Goestenkors nee Welchlen died 3/19/00
Brother – Cletus Goestenkors died 1/17/1921
Brother – George Goestenkors died 12/1/1982
Brother – Leo Goestenkors died 3/12/2010
Niece – Leanne Goestenkors died at infancy
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Father Pat G. Jakel officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Home.
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249