Gerard Owen "Gerry" Goeke went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, July 16, 2018.
Beloved husband of 34 years to Jana, devoted father to Matthew (Lara) Goeke and Kristin (Yoshua) Herman. Cherished Papa to Asher Paul and Aiden Robert Goeke and Brielle Selah and Levi Owen Herman. He is also survived by five brothers, one brother-in-law, and their families.
Gerry was a longtime member and elder of Central Presbyterian Church. He was an avid tennis player and coffee aficionado. Gerry's passions included teaching Sunday School classes to two and three year olds and leading Bible studies at the county jail. He was a software engineer with Equifax Corporation for over 20 years. Gerry loved and was loved by his tennis and AA communities, but his greatest delight was his grandchildren.
A celebration of Gerry's life will be held at Central Presbyterian Church, 7700 Davis Dr, Clayton, MO, on Saturday, August 4. The family will receive friends at 9:00 am, and the memorial service will begin at 10:00 am. A reception will also follow the service in the Church’s Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Presbyterian Church/Missions Committee, Mission Gate Prison Ministry, or the International House of Prayer in Kansas City.