Minnie Goben

Obituary of Minnie Goben

Minnie Goben



      Minnie Goben, 98, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Living Community.

      She was born September 3, 1920 to Henry and Esther Longers in Topeka, Kansas.

      Minnie married Delbert Goben October 3, 1936 and they were parents of seven children.  She was a homemaker and she also worked at H.D. Lee (the former Sun Garment Company) for 29 years until the plant closed in St. Joseph, Missouri.

      She enjoyed gardening and growing vegetables and flowers.  Minnie also loved cooking, sewing, working jigsaw puzzles, reading western novels and watching wrestling on T.V.  She especially loved visits from her grandchildren whom she loved dearly.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Delbert Goben; five children, Eva Lease, Charlotte Singleton, Della Jones, Delbert Goben, Jr., (Bert) Goben and June Cowan.

      Survivors include children, Steven D. Goben (LaVera), Theresa C. Punzo (Jim); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, one sister, Dorothy Johnson.

      The family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses on 2 South at Living Community and Mosaic Life Care Hospice.

      Services 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Simplify Cremations & Funerals. Interment St. John’s Cemetery in Amazonia, MO. The family will receive friends 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Simplify Cremations & Funerals.

To send flowers to the family of Minnie Goben, please visit Tribute Store
Share Your Memory of