September 21, 1936 - December 5, 2020
Joseph C. Goelzhauser, 84, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital Midtown Campus. Joe was born September 21, 1936 in Evansville to the late Raymond and Ruth (Blackburn) Goelzhauser. He served the city of Evansville as a firefighter with the Evansville Fire Department and also owned and operated his own landscape maintenance company. Joe was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church; enjoyed fishing, IU basketball, trips to Mexico, Belize and Canada and spending time with his grandchildren. Surviving Joe are two daughters, Jane Ann (Daniel) Decamps and Julie Lynn (Jim) Elpers; two sons, Scott Alan Goelzhauser of Evansville and Rick Joseph (Debbie) Goelzhauser of Cibolo, TX; daughter-in-law, Kim Goelzhauser; grandchildren, Jennifer Shanks, Kristina Quick, Michael (Chelsea) Decamps, Joe (Rachel) Goelzhauser, Jamie Goelzhauser, Erica (Daniel) Bridgewater, Luke Bullington, Phillip (Kaitlyn) Goelzhauser, Stephanie (Raymond) Truitt, Lisa Goelzhauser, Josh (Kalee) Elpers and Katie Elpers and nine great grandchildren, Dax Shanks, Brooklyn Quick, Leo Verbeck, Hallie Bridgewater, Logan Perigo, Leo Decamps, Liam Elpers, Max Elpers and Nixlee Elpers. In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Betty (Overfield) Goelzhauser in 2017 and by two grandsons, Jeremy and Caleb Elpers. Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 7:00 PM on Tuesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Corpus Christi Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 5528 Hogue Road, Evansville, IN 47712. Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com.
Joseph C. Goelzhauser, 84, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital Midtown Campus. Joe was born September 21, 1936 in Evansville to the late Raymond and Ruth (Blackburn) Goelzhauser. He served the city of... View Obituary & Service Information
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