William Lewis Goeglein
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William Lewis Goeglein
  • October 29, 1925 - September 26, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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William "Bill" L. Goeglein, 91, of Fort Wayne, passed away on September 26, 2017. Born on October 29, 1925, in Allen County, he was a son of the late Fred V. and Paula Goeglein. A member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne; he proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps during WWII. Bill retired in 1978, after 25 years as co-owner of Deluxe Glass, then after retirement he worked as an auctioneer for Wiegmann Auctioneers.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary L. Goeglein; children, Rhonda (Arthur) Brown, of Osceola, Andrew (Christine) Goeglein, of Fort Wayne, Timothy J Goeglein, of West Chester, Ohio, and Jana (Steven) Ankenbruck, of Fort Wayne; daughter-in-law, Donna Goeglein, of Kansas City, Missouri; brother, Paul (Esther) Goeglein; sister, Betty Peters; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his son, Eric Goeglein; and brother, Eugene Goeglein.
Funeral service will be 10:30 am, Saturday, September 30, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3425 Crescent Ave, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm, Friday, September 29, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne. Burial will be in Concordia Cemetery Gardens, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be given to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Worship for Shut-ins, or Cross Border Partners. For online condolences please visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com