Alice Greever

Obituary of Alice Elaine Greever

Alice Elaine Greever was born on December 17, 1949, in Red Oak, IA to Merlin Harry Anderson and Effa Mildred Samples. She was baptized at the Fremont Lutheran Church in Nyman, IA on June 8th, 1956. She attended elementary school in Coburg and Stanton and graduated Junior High from Coburg. She was confirmed a member of the Fremont Lutheran Church on May 31, 1964. She graduated from Red Oak High School in 1968. On June 28, 1970, she was united in marriage to Steve Dale Greever. The couple were married at the Fremont Lutheran Church in Nyman, IA. Steve and Alice resided in Clarinda, IA after marriage then later moved to Red Oak, IA. Steve and Alice lived in rural Red Oak for 31 years then moved to rural Bedford to be closer to the grandchildren. + Alice received her LPN from Iowa Western Community College in Clarinda, IA in 1969. She worked at West Heights in Clarinda for 1 year. She then went on to be the Health Services Coordinator at the Red Oak Good Samaritan for 7 years. She also taught a 60-Hour nursing course for nurse aids through Southwestern Community College for a short period of time. After having children Alice stayed at home and provided occasional childcare and cleaned for several people over the years. She went on to provide private nursing care for patients for many years. She was very passionate about helping and taking care of others. Alice always wanted to be a nurse, and she completed that dream! Alice enjoyed getting together for family gatherings and cooking for the entire family over the years. She enjoyed cooking and was known for many great meals and dishes and in later years often cooked evening meals for the grandkids. She enjoyed spoiling her grandkids and liked to read to them, play games, attend dance recitals, ball games, travel with them, and just enjoyed being with her grandkids! She enjoyed camping with family and visiting the boys at their campers and traveling to Branson with her husband. She also enjoyed traveling in the semi with her husband throughout the years. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, mother-in-law Patty Jo Greever and father-in-law Glen Dale Greever, brother-in-law Chuck Greever, brother-in-law Larry Pettis, and three nephews and one niece. She is survived by her children; Robert (Janice) Greever, West Des Moines, IA, Richard Greever and daughter Zoe, Essex, IA, Reginald (Candace) Greever, Stewartsville, MO, Renee (Chad) Davison and their children Bradley, Brooklyn, Brentley, of Braddyville, IA, her siblings Martha (Dennis) Lantz, Red Oak, IA, Mark (Deb) Anderson, Mountain Home, AR, Ella Pettis, Springfield, NE, Paul Anderson, Red Oak, IA, Amy Jipsen, Springfield, NE, Linda (Mike) Askey, Red Oak, IA, brothers-in-law: Michael Greever (Sue), Villisca, IA, Phillip (Barb) Greever, College Springs, IA, sisters-in-law: Sherry (Larry) Powers, Clarinda, IA, and Sue Greever, Searsport, ME. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, cousins, and many friends and other relatives. Alice passed away Sunday, December 6th at the Clarinda Regional Health Center after a 4-year courageous fight with endometrial cancer.
Thursday
10
December

Open Visitation

11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Walker-Merrick-Billings Funeral Chapel
422 E. Washinton St
Clarinda, Iowa, United States
712-542-2153
Friday
11
December

Open Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, December 11, 2020
Walker-Merrick-Billings Funeral Chapel
422 E. Washinton St
Clarinda, Iowa, United States
712-542-2153
1 hour prior to the service.
Friday
11
December

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, December 11, 2020
Walker-Merrick-Billings Funeral Chapel
422 E. Washinton St
Clarinda, Iowa, United States
712-542-2153

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