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Arlo Goossen

Arlo W. Goossen, 68, of Hillsboro, died Feb. 13 in Wichita.

He was born Oct. 10, 1942, in Goessel, to George J. and Marie (Nickkel) Goossen.

He was employed by Excel Industries of Hesston for more than 30 years, and he was a farmer.

On June 30, 1972, he married Billie McClary in Lehigh.

A sister, Mary Regehr, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Billie, of Hillsboro; two sons, Tim of Hillsboro and Tony of Andover; two daughters, Stephanie Richmond of Newton and Aimee Shaver of Hillsboro; a brother, George J. Jr. of Hillsboro; a sister, Gladys Thiessen of Newton; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at First Baptist Church, 6th and Poplar, Newton. The Rev. Galen Penner will officiate.

Burial will follow in Lehigh Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Marion County 4-H Fund or the Grandchildren Education Fund in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E Main St, Goessel KS 67053.

Last modified Feb. 16, 2011