Bernard D. "Jay" Goettle, 43, of Farmington, Minn., formerly of Lansford, passed away suddenly on Jan. 26, 2013.
Jay was preceded in death by grandparents, Madeliene and Donald Thompson and Nora and Herbert Goettle; father, George A. Goettle; stepfather, Robert Nore; father-in-law, Jerry Johnston; and several uncles and aunts.
He is survived by: his wife, Marie Johnston; children, Matthew Johnston and his fiancee, Brenna, with grandson Mason, and daughter, Mia Johnston; mother, Cheryl C. Nore and his guiding father for the past 28 years, Carl A. Haugan; brother, Raymond J. Goettle (Brenda); sister, Angela M. Goettle-Connelly and her significant other, James Ferraro; sisters, Tasha Haugan Hewitt (Vaughn), Tammy Haugan Yuleberg (Shaun), Tanya Haugan Anderson (Jon), Traci Haugan; mother-in-law, Margie Johnston; sibling in-laws, Michelle Morey 'Mickey,' Terry Johnston (Tonia), Gwen Siegmund, Mark Johnston and Jeff Johnston (Deb), and also by several loving uncles, aunts, nephews, and nieces.
Memorial Service: Will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 4 p.m., in White Funeral Home, 901 3rd St., Farmington, MN 55024 (651-463-7374) with a friend and family gathering two hours prior to the service.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Condolences at (www.whitefuneralhomes.com).