Jeanette G. (Prow) Goeb, age 76, of Montrose, a former longtime resident of Buffalo, passed away surrounded by family and friends Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at her home.
She was born Feb. 17, 1936, in St. Cloud, the daughter of Ervin and Kathryn Prow.
Jeanette married Aloysious Goeb Feb, 23, 1956, in Buffalo. Following their marriage, they resided in Buffalo, where they raised three sons: Thomas, Gerald, and Kevin.
Jeanette was a Cub Scout leader for Cub Scout Troop 358 for four years during the 1960s.
She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo, where she taught CCD in the 1970s.
Jeanette owned and operated the family’s music store, Goeb’s Music in Buffalo from 1971 until 1996, when she retired to enjoy her weekends.
She enjoyed fishing, restoring antique furniture, casino trips, and spending time with her grandchildren and listening to their music.
Jeanette is survived by husband, Aloysious; children: Thomas Goeb, Gerald Goeb, and Kevin Goeb (Kathleen Kramer); grandchildren Benjamin and Matthew Goeb, Samantha Kinikin and their mother, Valerie Kinikin; godmother and aunt, Monica Frank; sisters Rosie Sweeter and Joyce (Bucky) Schrom; sisters-in law Veronica Varner, Marlene Dupont, Marie (Ron) Dehn, Deloria (Roger) Weege, Ida Prow, and Marilee Heggem; brothers-in-law Louie Goeb and Larry Kauppi; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ervin and Kathryn Prow; a stillborn daughter, Mary Joseph; brother Robert Prow Sr.; sisters Helen Braun and Deloris Spychala; nephews David Spychala, Steve Schrom, and Randy Sweeter; brothers-in-law Jerry Braun, Howard Sweeter, Richard Schrom, Sib Spychala, Joseph Goeb, Adrian Dupont, and Duane Varner; and sister-in-law Elizabeth Kauppi.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo, with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment was at St. Francis Cemetery.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com.