Donna Goss Obituary

Donna Lee Goss
Donna Lee Goss

March 13, 1948 - August 15, 2017
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in Granite City, IL
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Donna Lee Goss, age 69, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Evelyn’s House, Creve Coeur, MO. Donna was born on March 13, 1948 in St. Louis, MO, a daughter of the late Paul and Martha (Kretzer) Bauza.

On April 20, 1968, Donna married Karl Goss, the love of her in life in Fairview Heights, IL. Donna had worked for the Collinsville School District, thru the SODEXO Corporation, retiring after many years of dedicated service. She enjoyed reading, cooking, making crafts, planting flowers and even playing Nintendo with her grandchildren. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. Donna loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Donna is survived by her devoted husband of forty-nine years, Karl Goss Sr. of Granite City, IL; loving children, Karl Goss Jr. of Granite City, IL, Malissa Gray of Granite City, IL, Donald (Wendy) Goss of St. Louis, MO and Kristopher Goss of Granite City, IL; proud grandmother to Katie, Tori, Brandon, Katlyn, Dylan, Luke and Aliyah and proud great-grandmother to Dean; two brothers, Paul (Stephanie) Bauza of Belleville, IL and Dennis Bauza; extended family and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.

In celebration of her life, funeral services will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, Granite City, IL. Interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

Memorial donations may be given to Evelyn’s House, 1000 North Mason Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63141 and donations will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Sunday, August 20, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Monday, August 21, 2017
9:15 AM


Evelyn's House
1000 North Mason Raod
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
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