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Goebel, Francis
Francis L. Goebel, age 87, passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at home. Retired Navy Veteran. Graduate from the University of Detroit with an aeronautical engineering degree and obtained a fellowship at Princeton. He was aeronautical engineer for North American Aviation, Rockwell Boeing. He represented the U.S. at NATO Nations, taught at the University of Maryland and Georgia Tech, was a catechism teacher, a stamp collector, writer of poetry, an artist and an avid reader. Member of St. Joseph Church in Circleville, he had a an extremely strong faith and his goal was to get into Heaven. Preceded in death by parents Frank and Anne Goebel and sister Joanne. Survived by loving wife of 64 years, Innocense Cucchiara Goebel; five children, William (Louise) Goebel, Patricia Farrell, Judith (Will) Haag, Linda Stover and Jane Boyer; 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; brothers Jerome, Roger and David; many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet for Mass of Christian Burial 1pm Friday at Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel, 6440 S. High St., on the grounds of St. Joseph Cemetery. Arrangements under the care of the MAEDER-QUINT-TIBERI Funeral Home, (614) 444-1185. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the - Central Ohio Chapter. To view and sign the on-line register, visit
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 14, 2018
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