John V. Goebel

July 15th, 1943October 5th, 2014

John V. Goebel, III of Lafayette, CO passed away on October 5, 2014 at TRU Community Care Hospice Care Center in Louisville CO. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandra K. (Sweezey) Goebel, brother Guy Goebel of Washington, sister Roberta Rogers of Michigan, and several nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his father, John V. Goebel II and his mother Evelyn R. (Feldt) Goebel.

He was born in Flint, MI in 1943. John served honorably in the U. S. Navy Submarine Service from 1961 to 1969. After moving to Colorado in 1970 he earned his Bachelor of Environmental Design Degree at the University of Colorado, Boulder and his Masters of Landscape Architecture at the University of Colorado, Denver. He was licensed by the State of Kansas to practice as a Landscape Architect and was a member of the Colorado Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects where he held various offices during that time.

He served on the Lafayette Planning Commission from 1990 to 2002 and was Chairman of the Planning Commission for 11 years. While on the Planning Commission he was instrumental in bringing the Good Samaritan Medical Center to Lafayette and provided the landscape designs for several city parks.


 A memorial service will be held at Darrell Howe Mortuary 1701 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette, CO 80026, on Saturday, October11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, The American Renal Association, or the TRU Community Care Hospice of Lafayette, CO.









My heartfelt and sincere condolences for the loss of John, your husband and life partner.
May the special things about your life together live on inside your heart forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.