Alfred P. Goldsmith, 91, of McGregor, formerly of Earlville, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, McGregor, with the Rev. Nils de Jesus officiating. The visitation will start at 9 a.m. until service time. Inurnment with military honors will be held following services in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, McGregor.
Survivors include his children, Guy (Jeanne) Goldsmith, of Tiffin, Bryan Goldsmith, of Denver, Colo., Randy (Sarah) Thuman of Earlville; and Mary Ann Hanson, of San Manuel, Ariz.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Alfred was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marjorie Goldsmith; nine sisters and three brothers.
Alfred Phillip Goldsmith was born February 25, 1929, in Earlville, Iowa, the son of Bernard and Mary (Schmidt) Goldsmith. On Dec, 28, 1963, he married Marjorie (Wells) Thuman in Stone City. Alfred was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. He was a self-employed farmer for over 60 years, was a very involved member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in McGregor, the American Legion and the Knights of Columbus. Al was a very kind and patient man of deep faith, had a wonderful smile and loved family, friends, fishing, dancing, bingo and woodworking. He is deeply loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
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