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Obituary for Arthur Goss

Arthur  Goss
Arthur L. Goss
February 20, 1921 – May 7, 2018

Arthur L. Goss, age 97, a resident of Colorado Springs since 1974, and formerly of Washington State, passed away on May 7, 2018 in his home.

Arthur L. Goss was born on February 20, 1921 in Spokane, Washington where he grew up and attended high school. He met his lifetime companion and loving soul mate, Sarah Delayne Pomeroy, while attending high school in Spokane, where they also attended the same church. On September 19, 1942, Art enlisted in the United States Army Air Force as a Private in Geiger Field, Washington. He was stationed in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Every chance he could he would come home to court Delayne, and on May 11, 1944, Art and Delayne were joined in marriage. Soon after, Art received his orders to join the European Theatre.

Art Goss became a pilot and flew B-17’s as part of the Hell’s Angels 303rd Bomb Group. He flew 8 credited combat missions as a 2nd Lieutenant in 8 different B-17’s before he was shot down on August 15, 1944 over Wiesbaden, Germany and was taken as a Prisoner of War. He was sent to Stalag 7A Mooseburg Bavaria 48-12. Art survived a death march toward the end of the war and returned home to Delayne and his son, Richard A. Goss, who was born during his time as a prisoner of war.

Art continued his service to his country at Geiger Field in Spokane, Washington. The family was also stationed for four years in Hawaii, which held a special place in their hearts, and for many years in Belton, Missouri. Art retired from the United States Air Force as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1974. The couple moved to Colorado Springs where they remained active in many service roles. Art and Delayne were active in various ministries at Grace Lutheran Church. The two developed countless deep friendships and enjoyed dinner dates and outings on a regular basis. They enjoyed traveling and visiting family in various parts of the country. They loved gardening, the peace and grandeur of the mountains, and all the beauty of nature in Colorado. Both of them enjoyed physical activity and biking with each other. Art won many trophies competing in racquetball tournaments where Delayne was his most devoted fan. They loved life and each other with enduring commitment.

Art is survived by his grandchildren: Jeffrey Ward (and Heidi) Goss of Overland Park, Kansas; Jonathan (and Brennan) Goss of Kansas City, Missouri; Jacqueline Goss Jones of Blackwater, Missouri. Art is also survived by a sister-in-law, Dianna (and George) Harter of University Place, Washington. Also surviving is his daughter-in-law, Phyllis Goss of Marshall, Missouri; twelve great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Richard Arthur Goss, who died November 14, 1993; and his beloved wife, Sarah Delayne Goss, who died March 7, 2014. They are now together in paradise.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1128 East Boulder Street, with a reception to follow at the church. Private inurnment will take place at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Columbarium of Forgiveness.
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