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Alice T. Goenner

June 29, 1926 May 31, 2019
Alice T. Goenner
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Alice Goenner, 92, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019, at Green Acres Assisted Living. She was born June 29, 1926, in St. Augusta, Minnesota, daughter of the late Lawrence K. and Ursula (Rauch) Johnson. Alice graduated from St. Cloud High School and earned her bachelor’s degree from St. Cloud State in 1947. That same year, on November 27, 1947, she married Roger Goenner at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waite Park, Minnesota. She continued her education, receiving her master’s degree from the University of Wyoming in 1958 at which time she and Roger moved to Mt. Pleasant. She taught at Mt. Pleasant Public Schools from 1959 until her retirement in 1988. Alice was a member of the General Federation of Women’s Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, Sacred Heart Parish, founding member of Sacred Heart Academy Foundation, and former member of the Mt. Pleasant Country Club. She also volunteered at McLaren Central Michigan in the ladies auxiliary for 25 years and enjoyed golfing, reading, playing bridge, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren. Alice is survived by five of her six children, Marilyn (Willie) Hicks of Rowlett, TX, Roger K. (Lehua) Goenner of Billings, MT, Carol (Michael) Gerbensky of Apple Valley, MN, Patricia (Dave) Bednarz of Huntertown, IN, and James (Theresa) Goenner of Mt. Pleasant; son in-law, Don Miller of Burlington, WY, 19 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sister, Margaret (Charlie) Horman of St. Cloud, MN; and sister in-law, Elaine Johnson of St. Cloud, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger Goenner in 2011; daughter, Kathryn Miller in 2001; four brothers, Elmer, Ervin, Alfred, and Lawrence Johnson; and three sisters, Grace Latimar, Anice Bluhm, and Sister Ramona Johnson. A Funeral Mass for Alice will be celebrated on her birthday at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Loren Kalinowski as celebrant and Father Don Henkes as concelebrant. Rite of Committal will be in Calvary Cemetery, concluding with a luncheon at Lincoln Reception Center (attached to the funeral home). The family will receive friends at Charles R. Lux Family Funeral Home on Friday, June 28, from 4:00-7:30 p.m. with the Vigil beginning at 7:30 p.m. Visitation continues at the church one hour prior to Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Sacred Heart Academy Foundation, P.O. Box 522, Mt. Pleasant MI 48804-0522.


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Visitation

Friday

28

Jun

4:00 PM 6/28/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 6/28/2019 7:30:00 PM
Charles R. Lux Family Funeral Home

2300 S. Lincoln
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

The Vigil will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Charles R. Lux Family Funeral Home
2300 S. Lincoln Mt. Pleasant 48858 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Jun

10:00 AM 6/29/2019 10:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

302 S. Kinney
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to Mass

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
302 S. Kinney Mount Pleasant 48858 MI
United States

Luncheon

Saturday

29

Jun

12:00 PM 6/29/2019 12:00:00 PM
Lincoln Reception Center

2300 S. Lincoln Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Lincoln Reception Center
2300 S. Lincoln Rd. Mt. Pleasant 48858 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 North Fancher Street
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

1400 North Fancher Street Mount Pleasant 48858 MI
United States
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