Funeral services for George S. Goskeson, age 87, of Albert Lea, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at First Lutheran Church. Rev. John Holt will officiate. Military honors will be accorded by local veteran’s organizations. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Sunday, June 16 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.
George died Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea.
George S. Goskeson was born on July 3, 1931 in Albert Lea, the son of Goske and Selma (Legried) Goskeson. He attended #20 Barlow School and #58 Big Oak School. On February 4, 1951 George was united in marriage to Deloris Indrelie. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, honorably discharged at the rank of Corporal. George worked as a driver for Red Owl and Albert Lea Bus Company. He was a member of First Lutheran Church as well as the American Legion and the Elks Club. George enjoyed bowling, softball, snowmobiling, and cooking on fishing trips. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially playing the “dime game.” George was a hard worker and very organized.
George is survived by his wife, Deloris; children: Steven (Cinde) Goskeson, Shari (Steve) Fligge, Kendra (Blake) Johnson, and Lynn (Paul) Koziolek; seven grandchildren: Dustin Goskeson, Elissa (Eric) Volkman, Emily Goskeson, Gage (Abby) Flatness, Ryley Koziolek, Logan Johnson, and Sydney Koziolek; brother, Orville Goskeson; sister, Evelyn Carlson; brothers-in-law, Dale (Peggy) Indrelie and Robert (Shirley) Indrelie; sisters-in-law, Lois Tukua and Delores Indrelie; and many nieces and nephews.
George was preceded in death by his parents, Goske and Selma; son, Kevin Goskeson; brothers, Thomas (Bette) Goskeson and James (Norma) Goskeson; brothers-in-law, Lowell Indrelie, Ed Tukua, and Ronald Carlson; and sister-in-law, Irene Goskeson.
Special thanks for the care George received at Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Albert Lea.