Lorena (1908 - 1994)
Surnames: GREELER WEBER NEMITZ MACIEJCZAK ZIPFEL TYLER MAYER MELLENTHIN MATTER
----Sources: Marshfield News Hearld, (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Feb. 1994
Greeler, Lorena (16 Feb. 1908 - 17 Feb. 1994)
Neillsville - Lorena Greeler, 86, Neillsville, died Feb. 17, 1994, at Neillsville Memorial Hospital.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville, with the Rev. Richard Weber officiating. Sharon Nemitz will be organist, and Marilyn Maciejczak will be soloist.
Burial will be in Neillsville City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Wayne and Brian Greeler, Dennis and Bradley Zipfel, David Tyler and Mary Mayer.
Visitation will be at Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, from 6-9 p.m. Sunday and then at the church one hour prior to service time Monday.
She was born Feb. 16, 1908, in the town of Spencer, to the late Edward and Bertha (Mellenthin) Matter. She was educated in Spencer and then worked as a secretary at the Co-op in Spencer. She was also the church organist at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer for several years. She was married to Erwin Greeler June 18, 1931, in Spencer, and he died Nov. 6, 1987.
After her marriage, she and her husband moved to the township of York, rural Neillsville, where they farmed for many years. She moved to Neillsville in 1987 and resided at the Concern Apartments until the time of her death.
She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid. She was a charter member of the Good Neighbors Homemakers Club in Neillsville, Wis.
She is survived by one son, Erland of Neillsville; three daughters, Mrs. Raymond (Delores) Zipfel and Mrs. Harold (Janice) Mayer, both of Neillsville, and Mrs. Roger (Lucille) Tyler of Granton; one brother, Walter Matter of Spencer; 15 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was also predeceased by one brother and one sister.
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