Joal Goraczkoski

Joal Goraczkowski, son of Peter and Marie Goraczkowski, was born on March 4, 1959 in Seattle Washington and passed away on January 2, 2017 at Rapid City Regional Hospice of the Hills.

Joal’s hobbies and passions included working on and building cars, passing on the knowledge to anyone willing to learn, especially his children.
Joal was preceded in death by his grandparents Dorie and Albert, his parents Peter and Marie, his brother Victor and his sister Jean. Left to cherish all of Joal’s memories and funny stories are his sisters, Sue, Seattle, WA and Mari Lee, Montana; daughters, Chevelle, Washington and Lyndsie, Hot Springs; sons, Peter and Joseph, and their mother and his best friend Barbara; grandchildren, Ariah, Madison and Asheton all of Hot Springs and several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Private family services are being held.
Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements and condolences may be conveyed to the family at

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