The following obituary was published in the Lansing State Journal (Michigan) on August 24, 2001.I hope this information is useful to someone.My grandmother is the sister, Leora (Goucher) Smith, mentioned in the obit.
GOUCHER, LYNN D. Bath Born July 23, 1919, in Lansing; died August 22, 2001, at the age of 82. Mr. Goucher was a graduate of Eastern High School, Lansing, and was a Veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was employed as a Technician with the Michigan Education Association, retiring in 1975. Mr. Goucher was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Hazel; 1 son, Ernest L.; and 1 sister, Leora Smith. Surviving are Jackie, his wife of 57 years; 1 son, George T. (Cheryl) Goucher of Cathlamet, WA; 5 grandchildren, John, Mary, Jennifer, Tracy, and Lynn; 9 great-grandchildren; 1 brother, Raymond (Audrey) Goucher of Lansing; 1 sister, Orpha Harden of Mason; and several nieces and nephews. Per Mr. Goucher's wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The family is being served by the Gorsline-Runciman Co. DeWitt Chapel, DeWitt.