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Mark Goetsch

March 12, 1958 ~ April 5, 2018 (age 60)

Mark Goetsch, 60, of Kronenwetter passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

He was born March 12, 1958 in Wausau to the late Ervin Goetsch and Helen (Hughes) Goetsch of Rib Mountain.  Mark was a graduate of Wausau West High School.  For many years he was employed at Central Wisconsin Finishing.  On December 24, 1986, Mark married Brenda Stanke.  They made their home in Kronenwetter raising their two girls, Katrina and Kortney.  Mark was a lifelong member of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, where he helped usher, volunteered at Summerfun and was a past member of the Holy Name Society.  He enjoyed vegetable gardening, watching Nascar, listening to Country music and backing the Brewers, Badgers and Packers.  Mark will be remembered for his sense of humor and the willingness to help anyone in need.  Whether it was blasting tunes in the car, fishing Up North, going camping or go-karting, Mark always loved being with his girls. 

Mark is survived by his wife, Brenda, daughters, Katrina (Adam Bordagaray) and Kortney all of Kronenwetter, his grandson, James Anthony, mother, Helen Goetsch of Rib Mountain, three brothers, Allen of Rib Mountain, Gary (Sue) of Fall Creek, Tom (Barb) of Wausau, one sister, Lynn (Dr. Tom) O’Malley of Stevens Point and two brothers-in-law, John Sahr of Wausau and Larry Potts of Tomahawk.  Mark was  preceded in death by his father, Ervin and two sisters, Karen Sahr and Kathy Potts.

The memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1104 S. 9th Ave., Wausau.  Father Robert Thorn will officiate.  Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services.  You may sign our family guest book at

We would like to thank the staff at Aspirus Oncology Ward and Amy Marquardt for the care, kindness and guidance they gave Mark and our family.

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