Mrs. Margarete Anna “Peggy” Haack Goettel, 90, of Mount Airy, passed away early Saturday morning, November 30, 2019, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mrs. Goettel was born March 4, 1929, in Waiblingen, Germany, one of two children born to the late August and Margarete Schieber Haack. Peggy was a devoted housewife, and she worked as an inspector at Pine State Knitwear for several years. She was a dedicated Christian and a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Trina Goettel of Mount Airy; two grandchildren, Dusty Goettel and his fiancée, Kristina Bourassa, of Wilmington and Petra Goettel of Atlanta, GA; a sister, Anny Haack Fritz of Germany; a niece, Karin Fritz Faust (Roland) of Germany; a nephew, Werner Wagner of Germany; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Goettel was preceded in death by her husband, Jakob “Jack” Goettel; and a son, William T. “Bill” Goettel. A service of worship and celebration of Peggy’s life will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Piney Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Kyle R. Caudle officiating. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at Piney Grove Baptist Church, 278 Piney Grove Road, Mount Airy. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Piney Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1022, Mount Airy, NC 27030; or the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson, NC 27017. Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy is serving the family.
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