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Irvin C. Goetz, 99, of Reedsburg, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019, surrounded by family at the Reedsburg Area Senior Living Center in Reedsburg.

Irvin served in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II as an instructor at an Aerial Gunnery School in Florida. Early in his working career he farmed for many years in the Township of Seven Mile Creek south of Mauston. Later he worked for the Juneau County Highway Department and retired after 20 years.

He was preceded in death by two sisters; and one brother; his lifelong “sweetheart” wife Emma; granddaughter Sharon; and great-granddaughter Lisa.

He is survived by son, Jack (Ruth) Goetz; daughters, Joyce (Bill) Wopat and Sherry (Dale) Hotovec; grandchildren, Jodi (Steve), Kim, Ben (Susann), Beth (Ryan), Jon (Maria), Matt (Paige), Julia, and Emily; great-grandchildren, Courtney, Joe, Maddy, Sophie, Jed, Hank, Jake, Bella, Lexi, and Nolan.

A private funeral service was held Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Crandall Funeral Home, 123 Elm St., Mauston, with Pastor Anita Genrich officiating. Burial was in the Mauston Cemetery.

A special thanks to the staff of the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center and also the Hospice Team at SSM Health at Home.

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