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Calvin "Johnnye" Goll

January 13, 1928 — September 19, 2015

Calvin "Johnnye" Goll

GARNER – Calvin “Johnnye” Goll, 87, of Garner died Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa in Mason City.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, September 23rd at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner with Rev. Brian Lund officiating. Burial will be in Peace Reformed Cemetery with military rites by the Garner Veterans Ceremonial Unit.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M., Tuesday at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel, 160 E. 4th St., in Garner and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorials may be directed to Opportunity Village in Clear Lake.

Calvin “Johnnye” Goll, the son of Harvey and Katherine (Peterson) Goll, was born January 13, 1928 on a farm south of Garner. He attended the rural schools of Hancock County and graduated from Garner High School. Johnnye served his country in the U.S. Army as an NCO in Germany during the Korean conflict. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Garner. On September 9, 1950 he married Ruth Ann Kurtz at Immanuel Reformed United Church of Christ in Klemme. They lived in Garner until 1958 when they moved to a farm southwest of Garner. In 1993, they retired from farming (well not really) and moved into Garner. Johnnye loved his family, farming, flyingand nature.

He was a member of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner where he served as an elder, deacon and Sunday school teacher. He also served on several boards in the community over the years.

Johnnye is survived by his five children, Kristie Jackson of Ankeny, Wendy Whitney of Rockland, WI, Cathy Stadtlander of Ankeny, Steven (Janet) Goll of Garner and Joel (Julie) Goll of Garner; nine grandchildren, Sarah (Kevin) Peterman, John C. Jackson, Lora Jilg, Mike Goll, Aleigha Olson, Dallas Goll, Travis Goll, Courtney Goll and Ben Goll; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth, July 28, 2006; and three sons-in-law, John Jackson, John Whitney and Lee Stadtlander.
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Visitation

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Cataldo Funeral Home - Garner Chapel

160 East 4th Street, Garner, IA 50438

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Service

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church

760 W. 8th St., Garner, IA 50438

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