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From Sheboygan (Wisconsin) Press, Saturday, 9 February 1980, page 4.

Thomas Goric

Thomas Goric

Funeral services for Thomas Goric, 61, of 1623 Blocki Court, who died Friday, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Ramm-Ziegler Funeral Home.

The Rev. Edmund Aho, pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church will officiate. Cremation will follow.

Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. Sunday and until the time of services on Monday.

A VFW post 9156 memorial service will be held there at 7:30 Sunday evening.

Mr. Goric was born June 4, 1918 in New London, a son of Mike and Olga Behrendt Goric. He came to Sheboygan as a child and attended schools here.

From 1944 to 1946 he served in the U.S. Army in the Asiatic and Pacific Theaters.

He was employed at the Optenburg Iron Works from 1946 until his retirement in 1977 due to ill health.

On Oct. 8, 1949, he married Hildegard Eisold at St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Mr. Goric was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, VFW Post 9156 and also was past commander of the post in 1971-72. He was appointed aide-de-camp and all-state commander for the VFW in 1971.

Survivors are his wife; two sons, Michael of Sheboygan and Thomas of Green Bay; one grandchild; his mother of Sheboygan, and two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Grenier of Two Rivers and Mrs. Anona Parsells of Manitowoc. He was preceded in death by his father and one brother.

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