Margie Ellen Goetz

Margie Goetz

Margie Ellen Goetz, 60, passed away in Houston, Texas on Thursday, March 15, 2012. She was born May 8, 1951 in Garden City, Kansas, to Hersel and Ruth Oliver.

She was preceded in death by her father, Hersel Oliver. Margie is survived by her husband, Richard Goetz; her daughters, Angela Benazouz and her husband, Adam of Colorado Springs, CO and Kayla Seerally and her husband, Nick of Houston, Texas; her mother, Ruth Oliver of Topeka, KS; her sisters, Alberta Kleitz of Kansas City, KS, Doris Arwine of Garden City, KS and Norma Turley of Topeka, KS; many nieces and nephews; and of course, her pets, Maria and Rocco.

Margie grew up in Garden City, KS. She graduated from Garden City High School.  She moved to Houston to attend Gulf Coast Bible College and resided in Houston, Texas. She married Richard Goetz on November 26, 1983. Before her illness, she worked as an account manager at Landata,  Inc;  a division of Steward Title Company. She felt called to the mission field, but was unable to complete that goal.  Her mission in life became working with kids. She provided after school child care services.  She also had a neighborhood outreach which was named “Kool  Kids for Jesus”. She was a member of New life Church on Hammerly Road, which was formerly called Bread of Life Church.

The visitation will be Monday, March 19, 2012 at 12:00 noon at Carnes Funeral Home, 1102 Indiana Street, South Houston, Texas 77587. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM immediately following the visitation.

In lieu of normal remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the organization of their choice.