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Joan Elizabeth Goerlitz

Memorial for Joan Elizabeth Goerlitz

Born in Houston on Nov. 27, 1935
Departed on May 23, 2014 and resided in Beasley, TX.
Visitation: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Service: Wednesday, May 28, 2014
10:00 am
Cemetery: Greenlawn Memorial Park
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Joan Elizabeth Goerlitz, 78, passed away Friday, May 23, 2014 in Needville. She was born November 27, 1935 in Houston to Thomas William Nelson and Anne Warren Terry Nelson. Joan was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Beasley.

Survivors include her 5 children, Darla DeFord, Donna Clark and husband Donnie, Debbie Johnson and husband Mike, Dennis Goerlitz and Denise Goerlitz, 2 sisters, Sharon Lewis and husband George and Terry Salter and husband James, brother, Bill Nelson, 11 grandchildren, Amy Zamora, Erik Zamora, Jason Clark, Steven Clark, Ashley Kirkpatrick, Crystal Metz, Robert Johnson, Jack Johnson, Amy Dent, Geoffrey Goerlitz and Dant Dawson II, 10 great grandchildren, Brittany Voreh, Haley Kirkpatrick, Benjamin Kirkpatrick, Madison Clark, Peyton Mahoney, Allie Johnson, Trevor Johnson, Owen Johnson, Ryatt Dawson, and Ransom Dawson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Vernon Goerlitz and grandson, Christopher Dawson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. in the chapel at Davis Greenlawn Funeral Home with Deacon Billy Guerrero presiding. Burial will follow in Greenlawn memorial Park. Visitation will be Tuesday evening, May 27, 2014 from 4-8 P.M. with a Rosary at 7 P.M.

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