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George Goble


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George Goble Obituary
George Goble was born September 11, 1929 to William Wilson Goble and Beatrice Kolander Goble at their home in Starr, Idaho. A sister Christine and a brother Karl preceded him in death. He is survived by his former wife Sabine Goble, his children Tanya B. Goble and Gregory George Goble, a grandson Gavin George Goble and Gavin's mother Carol Cobb. In 1990 he married Christine Larsen Goble who also survives him. Her children Curtis Johnson and his wife Laurie and their daughter Emma and Jennifer and Stephen Armitage and their daughters Georgia and Paula are part of his family. George also has three nephews and two grandnieces and three grandnephews. George's education took place in Idaho. In 1951 he received his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Idaho in Moscow. He spent two years in the Army Air Force in Wiesbaden, Germany. He received his PhD from the University of Washington that included a year in Germany on a Fulbright scholarship. He served as a professor at Case Western Reserve for fifteen years, and then fifteen more years at the University of Colorado, Boulder. During his university career he started and participated in several businesses, principally Goble Rausche Likens in Cleveland, OH and Bridge Diagnostics in Boulder, CO. He was a member of Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church. George died on September 19, 2017 a week and a day after his 88th birthday. Memorial services will be held 10:30am Saturday September 23, 2017 at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 640 Alpine St., Longmont, CO 80504. Cremation entrusted to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church or the and sent in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.
Published in The Daily Camera on Sept. 21, 2017
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