David L. Gochee, 67, of Fort Dodge passed away Friday, September 14, 2012 at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Laufersweiler-Sievers Funeral Home with Msgr. Kevin McCoy officiating. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 Monday at the funeral home.
David is survived by his children, Cindy Garrett; Laurie (Chris) Nelson; and Jeff (Amy) Gochee all of Fort Dodge; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; sisters, Sylvia Spurlin of Joplin, MO; Debra (Andy) Cravero of Lino Lakes, MN; Melissa (Darrin) Dencklau of Fort Dodge; brothers, Robbie Gochee of Lake Elsinore, CA; and Chris Gochee of Sioux City.
DAVID L. GOCHEE
He was preceded in death by his father, Ben Westmoreland; mother, Mildred Tebay; and brother, Pete Gochee.
David Lee Gochee was born February 4, 1945 in Fort Dodge. He raised and educated in Fort Dodge; graduating from St. Edmond High School in 1963. David established his home in Fort Dodge and worked for the Fort Dodge Police Department for 30 years, retiring as Captain in 2000. Following his retirement Dave was involved in transportation of juveniles to Eldora for the Department of Corrections. He is a member of Holy Trinity Parish. Dave was also a member of the Moose Lodge, Lakeside Tuesday Golf League, and various pool leagues. He enjoyed spending time at the Senior Center.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.