Derald Christ Goetz, 79, died April 2, 2014 in Lincoln, NE.
He was born July 11, 1934 at Gettysburg, SD to Christ and Emma (Perman) Goetz.
Derald served in the Army where he was stationed Fort Chaffee Arkansas.
He married Shirley Yvonne Brenneise in Rapid City, SD on Nov. 10, 1957. They started Goetz Foundation Coating in 1965.
He served on numerous boards and advisory committees. He received an honorary degree from Union College in 2004.
Derald is survived by his wife Shirley, three children; Sherene of Allen, TX, Douglas of Littleton, CO and Dennis of Lincoln, NE; eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held April 12 at 4 p.m. at College View Church, 48th and Prescott in Lincoln, Nebraska. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the College View Church or Union College. Aspent Cremation and Burial Service of Lincoln, NE is in charge of arrangements.