Warren Goeke

Warren C.  Goeke, 58, of Santa Monica, CA died Friday, May 13, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA following a brief illness. The family is planning a private gathering to celebrate Warren’s life.

Warren Craig Goeke was born January 28, 1958 in Decorah, the son of Wesley Samuel and Ruth Carole Goeke. He attended St John’s Lutheran Church and graduated from Waukon High School in 1976. From there he went on to Iowa State University in Ames and majored in Civil Engineering. Following his college graduation in 1980, he moved to Santa Monica, CA, where he worked at various engineering jobs until starting his own consulting business.

Warren enjoyed watching sports and following current events. Much of his time was devoted to raising his daughter following the death of her mother, Adelene.

Warren is survived by his daughter, Arabella, of Santa Monica, CA; his father, Wes Goeke of Waukon; his siblings, Ken (Rachel) Ellingson of Mahtomedi, MN, Cindy (Mark) Grabe of Richfield, MN, Scott (Denise) Ellingson of Wanamingo, MN,  Gwen (Frank) Milano of Plymouth, MN and Greg (Laura) Goeke of Maple Grove, MN. He was preceded in death by his wife, Adelene; and his mother, Carole.

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