August 1, 1947 - August 13, 2021
Barbara J. Goedde, 74, of Evansville, passed away Friday, August 13, 2021 at the West River Health Campus surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born August 1, 1947 in Evansville to the late Edwin and Beverly (Pickens) Neumann. She was a member of St. Wendel Catholic Church; a 1961 graduate of St. Agnes Grade School, a 1965 graduate of Mater Dei High School and completed her nurse’s training at Deaconess in 1968. Barb worked as a registered nurse at the Evansville State Hospital and as a Vanderburgh County Public Health Nurse. She also was the bookkeeper and co-owner of Rexing-Goedde Electric. Barbara was an active volunteer assisting the Mater Dei Marching Band as a member of their Pit Crew. She and her husband Jerry enjoyed ballroom and country line dancing and were members of the Coterie Club of Evansville, Metro Dance Club and Friday Night Dance Club. She enjoyed music, the arts, roses and gardening. Surviving Barb are her husband of 53 years, Jerry Goedde; daughters, Erin (Ryan) Carden and Jill (Ryan Leibring) Goedde; two sons, Kirby (Sara) Goedde and Blake (Amanda) Goedde; sisters, Patricia (Gerald “Red”) Seib and Rita Cassin; one brother, Edwin C. “Eddie” (Ginger) Neumann, Jr. and grandchildren, Madeline, Melanie and Mallory Berger, Greenley, Oakleigh and Barklee Goedde and Connor Redoble. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at St. Wendel Catholic Church, Rev. Ed Schnur officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Wendel Church Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 until 8:00 PM on Wednesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:30 AM until service time on Thursday at St. Wendel Catholic Church, 10542 W. Boonville – New Harmony Road, Evansville, IN 47720. Memorial contributions may be made to Mater Dei Marching Wildcats, 1300 Harmony Way, Evansville, IN 47720 or to Heart to Heart Hospice, 2532 Waterbridge Way, Evansville, IN 47710. Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Barbara J. Goedde, 74, of Evansville, passed away Friday, August 13, 2021 at the West River Health Campus surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born August 1, 1947 in Evansville to the late Edwin and Beverly (Pickens) Neumann. She was... View Obituary & Service Information
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