Mary Vann Goetzmann
Mary Vann Goetzmann, age 70, passed away on January 24, 2020, after an unexpected illness surrounded by her family.
Visitation will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson, MO, on January 30, 2020 from 10-11 am with memorial services immediately following. Burial will be at Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery following services.
Mary Lois Vann was born September 15, 1949 in Detroit, Ala., a daughter of Jesse and Lorene Lockhart Vann. She married Thomas Goetzmann on April 30, 1999 in Rock Island, IL.
Mary graduated from Rock Island High School in 1967 and received her Associates Degree in Applied Science in 1988 from Black Hawk College. She worked as a laborer most of her life and retired from Sears Manufacturing in 2014. Mary enjoyed spending the time with her family, crocheting, making crafts with her great grandchildren, playing Bingo, going to garage/estate sales and watching the Chicago Bears. She enjoyed living on her farm in North Henderson, IL, with her husband and two dogs until recently moving to Forsyth, Mo, where she enjoyed watching the sunset on the lake.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; children, Bill (Stacy) Schamp, Washington, PA, Stacey (Bill) Smith, Cape Fair, MO and Matthew Schamp, WA,: 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren with two on the way and sisters Verlet Meier, Janette (Mark) Creger, Marie (Brian) Tschopp, Kristy (Pete) Smith along with nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial donations can be sent to Arbor Day Foundation or Ozarks Food Harvest.
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