Walter John Goos

Born: October 8, 1902 in Goos's Ferry, Lake Charles, Louisiana
Died: October 26, 1977 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Buried: October 28, 1977 in Goos Cemetery, Lake Charles, Louisiana  (Map 9)
Father: Albert Edward Goos
Mother: Laura Rebecca Reeves
Wife: Rena Vivian Materne
Married: May 25, 1923 in Lake Charles, Louisiana
Children: Vivian Katherine Goos
Ruth Alice Goos
Walter Stewart Goos, II
Billie Jean Goos
Shirley Ann Goos
Mary Lynn Goos
Jerry Wayne Goos

Lake Charles American Press:

Walter J. Goos' services Friday

        Walter J. Goos, 75, of 932 Idlewilde, former Calcasieu Parish police juror and Lake Charles official, died at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday in a local hospital.
        Funeral services are scheduled at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Burial will be in the Goos Cemetery under direction of Hixson Funeral Home. The Revs. Ken English and David Powers will officiate.
        Mr. Goos, a grandson of Capt. Daniel Goos, founder of the lumber industry in Southwest Louisiana before the turn of the century, was a native of Lake Charles.
        He was a past president of the Police Jury. He served on that body 22 years.
        Mr. Goos was also street commissioner of Lake Charles for four years and was on the board of directors of the Lake Charles Sewerage Board. He was in charge of the Lake Charles beautification program when it got underway in the early 1960's.
        He is survived by two sons, Walter S. and Jerry W. Goos, both of Lake Charles; four daughters, Ruth Goos of Lake Charles, Mrs. Wilbert L. (Vivian) Hebert of Moss Bluff, Mrs. Ellsworth (Billie) Sperling of Beaumont and Mrs. Walter (Mary Lynn) LaFargue of Alexandria; one sister, Mrs. Laura G. Koonce of Moss Bluff; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.