Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at
Holland Barry & Bennett
Funeral Home in Lincoln, with a prayer service
following at 7 p.m.
Cremation rites will then be accorded.
Mr. Goetsch was a former police officer for
the city of Lincoln and retired from Lincoln
Center, where he was a storekeeper.
He served in the U.S. Army for two terms in
Vietnam with the 589th Engineering Battalion
from 1966 to 1968.
He was born June 9, 1947, in Bloomington. His
parents were Eugene Clifford Goetsch and
Ruby Robbins Hardy. He married Donna L. Donath on March 14, 1969.
He is survived by his wife; two
children, Robert E. (and Lisa) Goetsch
and William P. Goetsch; three grandchildren, Benjamin,
Jonathan and Madison
Goetsch; two sisters, Mickey Goff and Joyce Bartlett;
and one brother, Ed Hardy.
One brother, Samuel Franz Goetsch, also preceded him in
Daniel was a member of the Railsplitter
Antique Auto Club. He loved to tinker with cars
and was a mechanic in his early years.
He was an avid sportsman who loved fishing,
camping and traveling as well as woodworking and
participating in many local craft fairs with his