Goutcher, Grace Elizabeth Grace Elizabeth Goutcher, 6, born July 9, 2004, in Dallas,, passed away unexpectedly on February 18th, 2011 while vacationing in Florida. She is survived by her parents, Julie Dunn and Jeff Goutcher and brother, Jackson Goutcher, all of Dallas. Grandparents, Betsy Dunn of Houston, Shirley and John Goutcher, of Preston, MN, uncles and aunts Mark and Debbie Dunn of Houston, Jennifer and Mark Trandem of Duluth, MN as well as many extended family members. She is predeceased by her maternal Grandfather, Bill W Dunn. Grace was a Primer student at Good Shepherd Episcopal School of Dallas and loved her school and many friends. Grace was an avid soccer player and a certified tom-boy, shunning all things girly except the color pink. She held great disdain for princess parties and barbies, preferring legos, hockey and playing with her brother, Jackson. The family will receive visitors at Sparkman Hillcrest Wednesday, February 23, 2011 from 1-4pm & 5-8pm. A private burial will be held Thursday morning, February 24th followed by a memorial service to celebrate her life at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Good Shepherd Episcopal School of Dallas, where a scholarship has been designated in Grace's honor. Contributions should be made to Good Shepherd Episcopal School: attn: Grace Elizabeth Goutcher Scholarship Fund, 11110 Midway Road, Dallas, TX 75229. The family wishes to thank everyone for their love and continued support - especially the GSES community as well as Suzanne Strecker Droese to whom we are forever grateful.
Published by Dallas Morning News from Feb. 21 to Feb. 23, 2011.