John William “Jack” Goebel, 81, Colesburg, passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully at home with family by his side, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020.

Private burial will be at a later date.

Jack was born Oct. 11, 1938, in Luxemburg the son of Eugene and Helen (Klaus) Goebel. He was raised on his family homestead and was taught the value of hard work at a young age. Jack served in the United States Army National Guard.

He married Janet Ruden and together they had their two children Doug and Dawn. Jack loved the land and the outdoors. He successfully ran his dairy farm in Colesburg for the past 50 years. He was a hardworking tough as nails man who was a stranger to no one.

Jack loved tractor rides, golfing, traveling and meeting new people. He especially enjoyed his Yorkshire Terrier babies. He could be seen Sunday’s driving his mustang to the movies. He was a faithful member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and was proud to support the military.

Survivors include his children: Doug (Theresa) Goebel of Thornton, Colo. and Dawn (Kevin) Strohecker of Greeley, Colo., grandchildren: Dakota Goebel, Huntington (Ashley) Goebel both of Thornton, Colo., Kyler Strohecker of Greeley, Colo., Kelby (Chris) Lance of Evans, Colo., great great-grandchildren: Mila and Grayson Goebel and Kynzlie and Isla Lance; brothers: Joseph (Mary) Goebel of Luxemburg, Robert Goebel of Hawaii.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard “Ernie”

Goebel in 2019.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.