Lake Charles American Press,
Monday, November 16, 1936:
LAST RITES ARE SCHEDULED FOR FRED M. GOOS,
services for Fred Moeling Goos, 72, who died at 6:30 this
afternoon in the home of J. Albert Bel, a grand-nephew, at 703
Pujo St. The Rev. George F. Wharton of the Church of the Good
Shepherd will conduct the services, followed by a Masonic
ceremony at the
Burial will be in the family cemetery in Goosport, with Burke
and Trotti in
Pallbearers will be Bell Ewing, Jim Pearce, W. W. Severs,
Albert Goos, H. Krause, Dan Currens, R. E. Krause, and Albert
one of the last members of the oldest and largest families in
this section, died in the Bel residence following a stroke he
suffered Friday. He was born in Lake Charles, August 20, 1864,
and at his death was the same age as his sister, the late Mrs.
J. A. (Della M. Goos) Bel, who died May 7,
was the son of the late Capt. Daniel Goos and Katherine
Moeling Goos, who founded Goosport. Capt. Goos was a prominent
schooner operator and lumberman in the days when Lake Charles
was a bustling young lumber town, and the Calcasieu river was
busy with the lumber
his active life, Fred M. Goos farmed successfully for a long
period and later entered the J. A. Bel Lumber company,
residing with his sister, the late Mrs. J. A. Bel after the
death of her husband. Following her death, he lived with his
grand-nephew, J. Albert
was a member of the Episcopal church of the Good Shepherd and
was a 32nd. degree Mason. For a number of years he was
president of the Masonic lodge at
was one of the last surviving brothers in a large family. He
is survived by Walter Goos, Calcasieu police juror of Ward
have preceded him in death are Mrs. Babette Fitzenreiter, Mrs.
J. A. Bel, Mrs. Nellie Lock, Mrs. Rosalie Wachsen, Mrs. Medora
Jessen, Mrs. Frederica Perkins, Mrs. Katherine Flanders, Mrs.
Marie Williams, Mrs. Emma Richards, and Mrs. Georgie
brothers who have died are Albert, Dan, and Christian Goos.
Many nieces and nephews survive.