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Roy Greener, 88

October 12, 2012

Roy S. Greener, 88, a resident of rural Fort Wayne and widely acquainted Lake Township farmer, passed away at 3:14 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Greener was born Sept. 28, 1924, in Lake Township, a son of Otto and Anna (McCormick) Greener, and was a lifelong resident of rural Allen County where he was engaged in farming all his life.
He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church-Lake Twp. and Harmony Lodge 19 IOOF in Fort Wayne
His marriage took place in Lake Township on Aug. 14, 1948, to Della M. Emrich, and the couple had resided at their present farm home since 1950. Mrs. Greener preceded him in death Oct. 20, 2002.
He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and spending time with his family and friends.
The surviving relatives include his daughters, Linda (Daniel) Neff of North Webster and Phyllis (Scott) Gates of Columbia City; a son, Roger L (partner Gary Lutz) Greener of San Jose, Calif.; his brother, James H. (Norma) Greener of Huntertown and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church-Lake Twp., 7914 W. Cook Rd., with Pastor Ralph Easterhaus officiating.
The family will receive friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, or at the church one hour prior to the service.
Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne.
Memorials may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church-Lake Twp.
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