Leno Fred Goos

Born: January 6, 1903 in Goos's Ferry, Lake Charles, Louisiana
Died: April 26, 1972 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Buried: April 28, 1972 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 12)
Father: Albert Edward Goos
Mother: Laura Rebecca Reeves
Wife: Edna Kelley
Married: June 16, 1923 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Pauline Tina Goos
Gordon Leno Goos
Daniel Wesley Goos
Patsy Ruth Goos

Leno Fred Goos's nephew, Leo Koonce, married Edna Kelley's sister, Eva Kelley, and Leno Fred Goos's brother, Albert Bel (Ab) Goos, Sr., married Edna Kelley's sister, Elsie Kelley.


Lake Charles American Press, Wednesday, April 26, 1972, p. 2:


        GILLIS Leno F. Goos, 69, died at 4 a.m. in a Lake Charles hospital after a long illness.
        Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 28, in Hixson Funeral Home Chapel.
        The Rev. Lloyd Jenkins, pastor of Gillis Baptist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Goos Cemetery.
        Mr. Goos was a native and lifelong resident of the Lake Charles area. He worked for the Union Sulphur Co. for 23 years before his retirement in 1968.
        Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Edna Goos; two sons, Dan and Gordon Goos, both of Lake Charles; two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Daugherty of Houston, Tex. and Mrs. Patsy Hornsby of Lake Charles; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Walter J. Goos of Lake Charles; and two sisters, Mrs. Elder Koonce of Moss Bluff and Mrs. William Conrad of West Lake.