December 22, 2000

Metro Gotch

In memoriam of Metro Gotch, December 22, 2000

GOTCH, METRO M. "Mim": age 87; of Keego Harbor; December 22, 2000; preceded in death by his parents and 11 brothers and sisters; dear brother of Rudy Gotch and Lucille Mayo; dear friend of 60 years Julia Zoch; also survived by many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews.

Mr. Gotch was a highly decorated veteran of WW II having received the Bronze Star. Early in his career he worked in the coal mines of Pennsylvania before retiring from GM after 30 years.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 29 at 12 noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Keego Harbor (2881 Orchard Lake Road. Arrangements entrusted to Godhardt-Tomlinson Funeral Home (Keego Harbor, 248-682-0200).

Metro Gotch in the U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: Metro M Gotch 

Birth Year: 1913 

Race: White, citizen (White) 

Nativity State or Country: Pennsylvania 

State of Residence: Pennsylvania 

County or City: Greene 

Enlistment Date: 29 Oct 1941 

Enlistment State: Maryland 

Enlistment City: Fort George G Meade 

Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant 
Officers, USA 

Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant 
Officers, USA 

Grade: Private 

Grade Code: Private 

Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) 

Source: Civil Life 

Education: 4 years of high school 

Civil Occupation: Semiskilled miners, and 
mining-machine operators 

Marital Status: Single, without dependents 

Height: 69 

Weight: 158 

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