Marie F. Gothard, 88, wife of Arch G. Gothard, II, deceased, went home to be with her Lord Jesus on July 24, 2012. She was born on December 14, 1923, in Colorado to Eva E. and Joseph B. Finley. She was married to Arch G. Gothard, II, in Wheatridge, Colorado on April 11, 1939.
She was predeceased by her husband, parents and a brother. She is survived by her daughter: Cherlyn G, Wells and her husband, John, granddaughter Natali R. Bruce and husband, Andy, and grandson, C. Troy Hiebsch and wife, Heather. Herson Arch G. Gothard, III, and his children, Erin Gothard, Arch G. Gothard, IV, Alissa Gothard, Jon Gothard and Kaitlyn Gothard. Her daughter, Tina G. Barrett and husband, Thomas, and their children, Tanya Heller and husband, Edward, Christopher Stoecker and wife, Eliza and Lindsay Hensen and her husband, Eric. She is also survived by sixteen great-grandchildren.
She will be remembered by all as a wonderful wife, mother grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, at 10:30 AM, on August 4, 2012, at the Poteau First United Methodist Church, with visitation to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to the Kiamichi Tech Center Foundation or the Women's Crisis Center.
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