John W GoudschaalMay 24, 1930 ~ October 23, 2017 (age 87)
John W. Goudschaal, 87, of the Illinois Veterans Home, (formerly of Quincy and Columbus) died at 1:50 a.m. Monday, October 23, 2017 at the home.
Born May 24, 1930, in Adams County, John was a son of John and Edna Veach Goudschaal. He married Laurita House on October 4, 1953, in Quincy. She preceded him in death on August 22, 2008.
John was employed at D and R Countertop, Brockshmidt Plumbing and Heating, and the Adams County Water District. He was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Coatsburg. John served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.
Surviving is his son, John Leslie Goudschaal (Laura), Quincy; two grandchildren, Johnna Joan Goudschaal and Garrett W. Maas (Kelseigh), both of Quincy; and his great granddaughter, Leighnkon Mass, Quincy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother; Richard Goudschaal; and his sister, Margaret Kerker.
Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Coatsburg by Pastor Patricia Reep. Burial with military honors will follow at Golden Memorial Gardens, Golden.
Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point.
Memorials may be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.
The Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point is handling the arrangements.