Obituary: Virginia B. Goede


Virginia B. Goede, age 94, of New Germany, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center in Waconia.

Funeral Service was held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany with Rev. LeRoy LaPlant officiating; visitation was Monday 5 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia and one hour prior to the service at church; chapel service was 7:30 p.m. Monday evening; interment St. Mark Lutheran Cemetery.

Virginia was born on Feb. 22, 1919 in Hollywood Township, Carver County, Minn., the daughter of Jacob and Frances (Ebert) Laumann. She was baptized and confirmed at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, Minn. On Aug. 29, 1940, Virginia was united in marriage to Alfred G. Goede at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany by Rev. Theodore Rolf.

Virginia was a faithful member at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany her entire married life. She belonged to the Ladies Aid and loved going on the different outings with them.

Virginia loved quilting for her family and her church. She would often make crafts for her family and friends, and enjoyed gardening, canning, baby sitting and playing cards with her friends.

Virginia is preceded in death by her husband Alfred; father and mother Jacob and Frances Laumann; sisters and brothers-in-law Marcella and Melvin Kohls, LuVern and Henry Braunwarth, Rose Ann and Alex Gebhardt, Ellen and Reuben Baumann; brothers and sisters-in-law Lawrence Laumann, James and Myrtle Laumann, Edwin and Ethel Laumann.

Virginia is survived by her loving family; sons and daughters-in-law Gene and Cindy Goede of Ramsey, David and Brenda Goede of Waconia; daughter Delidah Hensel of Carver; grandchildren Troy and Kim Goede, Dawn Ellig and fiancé Matt Johnson, Trent Goede, Mark and Missy Goede, Joshua and Maya Goede, Althea Goede, Lincoln Goede, Clayton Goede and fiancée Marissa Hanus, Michelle and Kevin Thompson, Jennifer and Scott Millerbernd, Angela and Bob Kranz; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law Adeline and Bill Harrison of Tucson, Ariz.; sister-in-law Vangie Laumann of Watertown; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Casket Bearers are Troy Goede, Trent Goede, Lincoln Goede, Clayton Goede, Scott Millerbernd, Bob Kranz.

Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia;