June 25, 1925 — December 29, 2018

Agnes was born on June 25, 1925, in Tygh Valley, Oregon, to Martha (Johnson) and Clay Nelson. Her family moved to Dayton, Oregon, where she eventually would meet and marry Melvin Goetzinger on October 5, 1946.

They started a family and moved to Corvallis, where they raised their three sons, Larry, Allen and Dale.

Agnes was an avid reader and loved crocheting and in her later years made caps for premature babies in the hospital. She was also a member of the Shepard of the Valley Lutheran Church, in Corvallis.

She was preceded in death by her infant, daughter Lola; her husband, Melvin; her granddaughter, Daffeney; and her son, Allen.

She is survived by her sons, Larry and his wife, Karen, and Dale and his wife, Mona; six grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019, at The Friends Cemetery in Newburg, Oregon.

McHenry Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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