Obituary: Timothy D. Goehring

Oct. 8, 1945 – Aug. 6, 2019

Timothy Douglas Goehring, 73, of Sturgeon Bay died Aug. 6. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Merlin and Doris (Douglas) Goehring. On December 18, 1966, he married Elaine Dietrich in Egg Harbor.

After graduating from high school, Tim served his country in the United States Navy from 1965 to 1971. For the majority of his career, he worked as an electrician at Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay. He later attended and graduated from Janesville Black Hawk Technical College and then worked at airports around the country installing automated weather-observation systems.

Tim had a love of flying and several other interests, including camping, canoeing, playing music, horseback riding and motor cycling. For several years he enjoyed being a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Douglas Goehring (Jeri Harrach) of Sturgeon Bay; daughter-in-law, Lea Goehring of Green Bay; two grandchildren, Nicholas and Brooke Goehring; two brothers, Steven (Beatrice) Rose of Oregon and Richard Goehring of Sturgeon Bay; a sister, Heidi Goehring of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Dennis and Sue Dietrich of West Jacksonport; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Dale Goehring, sister Lydia Goehring, and parents-in-law Reinold and Goldie Dietrich.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, Aug. 9, at the Forbes Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay. Visitation will be at the Forbes Funeral Home on Thursday, Aug. 8, 4-7 pm; and at the funeral home on Aug. 9, 10-11 am.

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