Carl Elias Goble
Carl Elias Goble passed away peacefully late in the evening on Tuesday, August 15th, surrounded by his loving family.
Carl was born October 24th, 1927 in Harrison Montana to Harold and Elizabeth Goble. He attended Deer Lodge Elementary and Powell County High School. After graduating, Carl enlisted in the Marines where he served in Guam during World War II. Returning from the war he attended Western Montana College in Dillon MT playing semi-pro baseball and meeting his loving wife and mother to his 7 children, Rose Mary Tyro. They married February 1st, 1951.
Carl and his growing family moved from Spearfish SD to Hungary Horse MT where he took a position at Anaconda Aluminum. A job that kept his family in the Flathead Valley for approximately 30 years until his retirement at the age of 55 where he then settled in Eureka and enjoyed a life as a snowbird, campground host, professional tinkerer, and fun-loving grumpa.
Carl was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and boating. Whether you were Wildcat or a Bulldog you could find Carl and Rose in the stands supporting the local sports teams.
Carl is preceded in death by his wife Rose and son Curt.
He is survived by his children Vonnie and her husband Warren of Eureka MT; Craig and his wife Lori of Whitefish MT; Jim and his wife Mary Ellen of Dayton MT; Beth of Whitefish; Helen of Kalispell and Keith and his wife Patsy of Helena. He is also survived also by 11 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
There will be no formal service for Carl at this time. Carl was always involved in the community through coaching and community organizations such as Jaycees, Kiwanis, Rotary, Boat Club or local Booster clubs. In lieu flowers and gifts the family is requesting donations in Carl’s name to any of the above-mentioned organizations.