Leo W. Goebel

July 23, 1923 ~ March 1, 2018 (age 94)


Eureka- Leo W. Goebel, 94, of Eureka, IL formerly of St. Louis, MO passed away at 5:26p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home.
He was born on July 23, 1923 in Secor, IL a son of George and Henrietta Gassner Goebel. He married Lena Macchitelli on May 8, 1947 in Washington, IL. She passed away in January 2002.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald(Theresa) Goebel of St. Charles, MO; Morris(Nancy) Goebel of Jerseyville, IL; one daughter, Alisa(John) Hines of Eureka, IL; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren.
Leo was preceded in death by his parents, one son, John Goebel, four brothers and four sisters.
He worked as a tool and dye maker for Ford Tractor, ACF- American Car Foundry- St. Charles, MO and he retired from Carter Carburetor as a personnel manager.
Leo served his country in the United States Army during WWII.
Leo was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Eureka where a funeral mass will be held at 10:30a.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 6-8p.m. at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and also from 9:30-10:30 on Thursday before the mass at the church. Military honors will be conducted after the funeral mass at the church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Florissant, MO. Argo Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross or the Veterans fund of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


MAR 7. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316


MAR 8. 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (CST)

St. Luke's Catholic Church
Eureka, IL

Funeral service

MAR 8. 10:30 AM (CST)

St Luke's Catholic Church
904 Reagan Dr
Eureka, IL 61530

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