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Dorothy Louise Goetz

October 5, 1928 ~ March 23, 2021 (age 92)



Dorothy Louise (Walters) Goetz – age 92 of Victoria, Kansas died Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Hays Homestead Assisted Living.

     She was born October 5, 1928, on the farm at Severin, Kansas to Adam J. and Anna (Polifka) Walters.  She married Paul L. Goetz on October 14, 1947, at Severin.  He preceded her in death on July 27, 1980.

     She retired in 1999 from Developmental Services of Northwest Kansas as a bookkeeper and office worker.  She was a bookkeeper at Hartman Oil Company in Hays for many years, and a cook at Victoria High School.  She grew up on the farm at Severin, was a graduate of Hays High School and has lived in Victoria since the 1950’s.  Dorothy was a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, St. Fidelis Christian Mothers, St. Fidelis Daughters of Isabella, Victoria V.F.W. Auxiliary and was a former Eucharistic Minister for the church.  She was an office worker volunteer at the St. Fidelis Parish Activity Center for 14 years and worked on the St. Fidelis Funeral Committee.

     Survivors include three sons, Tom Goetz and wife, Jeanette, Salina, KS; Jerry Goetz and wife, Jeanie, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; Ron Goetz and wife, Donna, Hoisington, KS; seven grandchildren, Jodi (Luke) Sarsfield; Natosha (Jeff) Walsh; Sara (Joe) Westerhaus; Nathan (Stephanie) Goetz; Emily Goetz; Matt (Kaitlin) Goetz; Lee (Bre) Goetz;  eight great grandchildren, Olivia Walsh and Addison Walsh; Luke Sarsfield IV and Victoria Sarsfield; Carter Westerhaus, Grant Westerhaus and Bennett Westerhaus; Kennedy Jane Goetz; one brother, Kenneth Walters, Bend, OR; one sister, Eileen Leiker and husband, Wilfred, Hays, KS;

     She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; four brothers and five sisters-in-law, Ernest and Leona Walters; Harold and Ida Walters; Irvin and Clara Walters; William “Bill” and Barbara Walters; Linda Walters; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Mary Frances and Elmer Dreiling; Rose Ann and Marvin Augustine.

     Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis Victoria, Kansas.  Burial will be in St. Fidelis Cemetery Victoria, Kansas.

     A vigil service will be at 6:30 P.M. Tuesday with a V.F.W. Auxiliary Memorial Service/Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers rosary all at the church.  

     Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Tuesday, and from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. Wednesday,

all at the church.

     The family suggests memorials to The Basilica of St. Fidelis in care of  Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

     Condolences can be sent via e-mail to clinesmortuary@eaglecom.net or can be left at guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com 


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