Blanche Evans Goetzman

Goetzman, Blanche Evans,

96, died on Friday, February 27, 2015.

She was the wife of General Robert Renn Goetzman, who died in 1997.

She taught English at the former Westport Road High School. Earlier she had worked for the former Girdler Corporation. She volunteered for many organizations, including the Ronald McDonald House, Recording for the Blind, and Friendship International at Walnut Street Baptist Church.

She was a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church since 1931 and served in many capacities. She also served in leadership roles at the Crescent Hill Women's Club and was a member of Chapter A, PEO.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Donovan, of Norwalk, Connecticut, a son, John Goetzman, of Norcross, Georgia, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a brother, James H. Evans, a former chairman of the Union Pacific Corporation.

The visitation will be on Wednesday, March 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the sanctuary of Crescent Hill Baptist Church, 2800 Frankfort Ave., Louisville, with the funeral following at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Cave Hill Cemetery following the service.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Crescent Hill Baptist Church Memorial Fund, Wayside Christian Mission, or the .

Arrangement entrusted with Arch L. Heady-Cralle Funeral Home.


Funeral Home

Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Directors
7410 Westport Road Louisville, KY 402224100
(502) 426-9351

Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 2, 2015