Lowell C. Goette, age 88, passed away after a short illness on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Maplewood of Sauk Prairie. He was born in Merrimac Township on June 3, 1924, the son of the late Oscar and Hilda (Yarkie) Goette. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Decker on December 14, 1946. Lowell lived and farmed his entire life in Merrimac Township. He loved farming, rides in the country, and watching the badgers and packers. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Merrimac.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a son, Ron (Sue) Goette; a sister, Muriel Halweg; three grandchildren, Lisa (Thane) Newman, Lori Acker and Kevin Goette, eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; nieces, nephews and other relatives. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Louis and brother-in-law, Donald Halweg.
Funeral services will be held at IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Merrimac, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 with Pastor Joel Bradtke officiating. Burial will follow in Kingston Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday, one hour prior to the service.