Chester Harry William Goehmann, beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, was born on May 28, 1926, in the Cave Creek Community in Gillespie County, Texas. He passed away on October 12, 2008, at the age of 82, in Blanco County, Texas.
He married Beatrice Clara "Pat" Birck on June 9, 1950. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Goehmann, on January 19, 1951, mother, Ida Jane Ebert, on September 4, 1994, and his beloved wife, Pat, on December 24, 1975.
He was an active community volunteer and was recognized for his delicious BBQ. Chester was dedicated to helping the youth of Blanco County. He spent many years as director for the Blanco County Youth Council and was a lifetime Director for the Blanco County Fair Association. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and loved spending time with his family and friends.
Chester is survived by his loving daughters Zoe Greenhaw and husband James of Blanco, Debra Caudell and husband James of Blanco, five grandchildren Carla Greenhaw of Blanco, Daymon Greenhaw and wife DeAnn of Llano, Jami Greenhaw of Blanco, Collin Gaskamp and husband Brian of Blanco, Candice Raby and husband Jimmy of Blanco, eight great-grandchildren Trey Greenhaw, Bradly Greenhaw, Kegan Greenhaw, William Hourigan, Kaylin Gaskamp, Kolton Gaskamp, T.J. Raby and Cody Raby. He is also survived by one brother, Harold Goehmann and wife Barbara of Kingsland and many nieces and nephews.
Chester will be dearly missed by all his loving family and friends. A visitation was held Tuesday, October 14, 2008 from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the Crofts Funeral Home in Blanco.
Services will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 2:00p.m. at Crofts Funeral Home in Blanco, Texas. The burial will follow at the Johnson City Masonic Cemetery in Johnson City, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Blanco County Youth Council in memory of Chester Goehmann.