William “Bill” Arnold Goerz was born in American Falls, ID and passed away in Orlando, FL. He served in the US Army from 1966-1976, including two deployments in Vietnam.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Hazel Goerz, brothers Jim and Dave Goerz, and sister, Georgia Petersen.

He is survived by sons, Jesse (Michelle) Goerz, Oviedo, FL, and Peter Goerz, Spokane, WA, daughters, Julie (Aaron) Force, Gold Bar, WA and Mary Goerz Nelson of Spokane Valley, WA, Mother of his children Cathy Goerz, brother John (Lisa) Goerz and sister Kathy (Terry ) Creasey, Monroe, WA.  Nine grandchildren, Connor and Alyson Goerz, Odessa and Lydia Goerz, Tyler, Trevor and Tanner Force, Brendan Gushwa and Steven Nelson and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of His Life and Potluck Luncheon (bring your favorite to share) will be on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Kathy and Terry Creasey’s, 17325 SR 203 Monroe, WA.


Burial at IOOF Cemetery, Monroe, WA, with Military honors.