Therese Ann Goebel-Seaman, 86, Green Bay, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 23, 2021. She was born on September 16, 1934 in Ravenna, Michigan to the late Joseph and Mary (Prus) Goebel. Therese was a graduate of St. Jean’s Catholic High School in Muskegon, Michigan. In 1956, she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Mercy College in Detroit. From 1956 to 1960, Therese worked at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan teaching med-surge and pharmacology students. She then became Director of Nursing for Saginaw County, Michigan. In 1967, she taught med-surge nursing students at Delta College in Michigan until 1974. Therese became the Director of Health and Human Services for North Central Technical College in Wausau until her retirement. She was an active member of Prince of Peace Catholic Community in Bellevue. Therese enjoyed reading, sewing and gardening, where she achieved the status of Master Gardener. She volunteered many hours at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens.
She is survived by her nieces, Elizabeth (Jerry) Healy, and their children, Marybeth and Robert Healy; Stephanie DeHoff; Therese Goebel and Erica (Daniel) Yearsovitch; nephew, Helmut (Carmen) Goebel; sister-in-law, Ruth Goebel; cousins, Jody Gubasch, Barb Minzey Sepanik and Linda Conroy; and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Goebel.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 28, 2021 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 3425 Willow Rd., from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Funeral Mass 11:00 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Dennis Ryan officiating. Burial will be in the Allouez Catholic Cemetery. To view the livestream of the Mass, please visit the Prince of Peace Catholic Community Facebook page (popgb54311). Proko-Wall Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund will be established.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and nurses of Unity Hospice for their care and compassion.
“We have loved her during life, let us not abandon her, until we have conducted her by our prayers into the house of the Lord.” – St. Ambrose