On December 27, 2012 Elizabeth Claudine Goza, 88, of Blue Springs, MO departed this world to be with her heavenly Father and husband. She was born September 26, 1924 in Blue Springs, MO to Minor L. and Ethel Marie (Keck) Cooper. Elizabeth graduated from Grain Valley High School. In 1944 she married Robert F. Goza. They lived in Independence for 30 years before moving to Blue Springs in 1975. She spent the majority of her working years in sales for Sears. Elizabeth was a member of Colonial Hills Community of Christ Church. She loved spending time with her family and visiting with friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Survivors include a son, Robert D. Goza and wife Linda of Oak Grove, MO; a daughter, Cheryl Baldwin and husband Kenneth of Palmetto, FL; sister, Mary Pauline Tilley of Odessa, MO; grandchildren, Robert W. Goza, Katherine E. Goza, Nathan D. Goza, Jonathan D. Goza, Charity A. Goza, Bradley N. Baldwin, Joseph N. Baldwin, Wesley N. Baldwin and 9 great grandchildren.
A memorial service celebrating Elizabeth’s life will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. A joint burial of the cremated remains of both Elizabeth and Robert will follow at the Lobb Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memories of Elizabeth and condolences may be left with the family at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.