Maxine M. Goetsch passed away peacefully on May 25th, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska. Maxine was born on June 1st, 1925 in Clarks, Nebraska to Merle and Nellie (Lind) LaVelle.
She graduated from Polk High School in 1943. Maxine married Elmer (Curly) Garner and to this union 3 children were born. She later married Glen Goetsch on December 22nd, 1985 in Lincoln, Nebraska where they resided for 25 years.
She retired from the Hordville Post Office in 1985 after serving for 33 years. She was very active in her church at United Methodist Church in Polk, Nebraska and Lakeview United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. She also enjoyed golfing.
Maxine is survived by her son Danny Garner of St. Paul, Nebraska, daughter Susan VanHousen of Stromsburg, Nebraska, step-son Mike Goetsch and his wife Teri of Lincoln, Nebraska; 9 grandchildren, 19 great-grand children and 3 great-great grandchildren; sister Marie Clymer of Omaha, Nebraska; and brother Jack LaVelle of Lincoln, Nebraska.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Glen, daughter Marcene Reidy, great-grandson Nick Galvan, great-granddaughter Nicole Lynn Perales, and two brothers, Bill and Ralph LaVelle.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:30 AM on June 5th, 2019 at Lakeview United Methodist Church, 230 Capitol Beach Blvd. in Lincoln, Nebraska. Memorials are suggested to Swede Plain Cemetery.