Donald E. Goff, 91

Donald E. Goff, 91, of Wabash, died at 1:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.  He was born May 21, 1928 in Marion to Roger and Hazel (Watson) Goff.

Donald was a 1946 graduate of Chippewa High School. He married Helenjean Biltz at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash on Aug. 26, 1950. He was a U.S. Army veteran and ran a truck crane in Korea. Donald was a self-employed heavy equipment operator and an excavating contractor. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash, and the Warsaw American Legion Post 49. He enjoyed antiquing, restoring old machinery, and especially loved his family. 

He is survived by his wife, Helenjean Goff and son, Steven Michael (Donna) Goff, both of Wabash; three grandchildren, Indiana Supreme Court Justice Christopher (Raquel) Goff of Brownsburg, Ella (Davin) Smith of Roanoke, and Margaret (Scott) Hare of Chapel Hill, Tenn.; 10 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and his brother, Maurice (Vickie) Goff of Richvalley.  He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Raymond, Charles, and Jerry Goff.

A funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 188 W. Sinclair, Wabash.  Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.  Friends may call 4 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with a rosary service at 6:30 p.m.

Preferred memorial is St. Bernard Catholic Church.

The memorial guest book for Donald may be signed at   

Posted on 2020 Feb 17