Jeffery B. Goertzen

Jeffery B. Goertzen, 48, of Sweet Home, Ore. passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. He was born in Grand Island to Frances Goertzen-Wilson. He went to grade school in Hampton then moved to Oregon in 1979 and finished his education.
He married Jennifer Bomberger and had two daughters, Katherine Lucille and JoVanna Louise. They divorced. Later Jeffery married Terry Blaylock on July 5, 2008.
Jeffery had many jobs such as: construction, cook, forklift driver and small engine mechanic. He loved music and playing his drums. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age and was baptized. He had been attending Sweet Home Christian Church.
Jefferey is survived by: his wife Terry of Sweet Home; daughters Charlotte of Oregon, Katherine L. Goertzen, JoVanna L. Goertzen, both of Nebraska; step-children: Jessica Weitman of Aumsville, Dakota Weitman of Eugene; parents Frances and Mike Wilson of Sweet Home; three granddaughters, three cousins Kurt Becker, Mary Valentine and Amy Valentine; two aunts Sharon Becker and Beverly Valentine (Les).
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Merle and Adella Goertzen, uncle Russ Becker and two cousins JoVanna Becker and Bob Valentine.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at Sweet Home Christian Church. His ashes will be spread in Nebraska on July 16 about 4 p.m. at the MB cemetery in Henderson. His death was caused by a seizure.
Memorial contributions can be made in his name to Sweet Home Christian Church. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel handled the arrangements,

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