Sunday, February 10, 2013



AGE: 89

ADDRESS: City of Medford Resident

DATE OF DEATH: Friday, February 8, 2013

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, February 14 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford, where full military honors will be performed by the Medford Area Military Honors Team

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: 10:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, February 14 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 5, 1923 in Medford

EDUCATION: 1941 Graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: June 19, 1948 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford to Rita A. Gall

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Herb served in the U.S. Marine Corps from March 1943 to March 1946, where he was a radio operator while serving in the Pacific Theatre WWII. He received rank of Corporal. Herbert saw action on Iwo Jima and witnessed the flag raising on Mount Suribachi. Herbert had 29 years of service at the Medford Post Office, where he was a city carrier and rural letter carrier. He enjoyed woodworking, traveling and all music, whether it was playing the piano, the organ or singing in church choirs.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Landua-Jensen American Legion Post #147, 5th Marine Division Association, Marine Corps, Association and the National Letter Carrier Association

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Rita A. Goerg of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Kathryn (Richard) Webb of Irvine, CA, Charles (Janice) Goerg of Georgetown, TX and Kristin (Michael) Wood of Sherwood


SURVIVING SISTER: Luicella Goerg of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS: Lawrence and Delmar Goerg


DECEASED MOTHER: Kunda Goerg (Maiden name: Heier)

PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren: Matthew and Andrew Webb, Sarah and Jacob Borshard, Christopher Goerg and Nathaniel Wood

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be given to the family for a future designation.
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
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