Glenn M. Goebel, 84, of Fort Dodge, died Monday, October 7, 2019, at the Marian Home.

A memorial Mass will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, at the Marian Home Chapel with the Rev. Jim Tigges officiating. Private, family-only interment services will take place at Corpus Christi Cemetery with military honors conducted by V.F.W. Post No. 1856 and the United States Marine Corps Honor Guard. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Glenn is survived by his wife Barbara; his daughter Barbara, who lives in California; and his granddaughter Allison and her husband USMC Capt. Matt Sommer.

Glenn Michael Goebel, the son of August and Catherine (Mahlik) Goebel, was born October 22, 1934, in Lake Mills, Wis. He graduated in 1956 from Marquette University. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps as a First Lieutenant. Glenn enjoyed a distinguished career in human resources for many major corporations. From 1990 to 2001, Glenn served as Human Resources Director for the city of Fort Dodge. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed playing cards at the V.F.W. and was a great lover of animals. Glenn also dearly loved his Catholic Church.

The family would like to express deep gratitude to the staff of the Marian Home for all they’ve done over the years. They also request that in lieu of flowers that memorials be directed to Almost Home or a charitable cause of their choice.