Traverse City Record-Eagle

February 23, 2013

Eleanor F. Greenman

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — KALKASKA — Eleanor F. Greenman, age 90, passed away at her home in Kalkaska on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. She was born on Feb. 24, 1922, in Boardman Township, to the late Edward “Ted” and Mollie (Hager) Inman.

Eleanor graduated from Kalkaska High School and went on to graduate from Central Michigan University with a two-year teaching degree.

She taught school at the M-72 East Weaver School for a few years until she married Glen “Bud” Greenman on July 3, 1945.

Eleanor loved painting, and her home is full of her beautiful artwork. She also loved her rose gardens, irises and other flowers, and she enjoyed sewing and baking.

Eleanor is survived by her devoted children, Lynette Eleanor (Michael) Neihardt, of Kalkaska, and Brian Glen Greenman, of Big Rapids; her cherished grandchildren, Cristine Lyn (Patrick) Huffman, of Ft. Collins, Budd (Becki) Greenman, of Big Rapids, Nicole (D.J. Wright) Greenman, of Big Rapids, April (Kelvin Wright) Greenman, Marty Greenman, of San Diego, Calif., and John Greenman, of Mecosta; seven precious great-grandchildren, Tyler, Amelia, Rosemary, Dakota, Joshua, Lauren and Sean; and her loving brother, Noland (Lois) Inman, of Elyria, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bud; and her daughter, Nola Sue.

Visitation for Eleanor will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Service. Funeral services will be on Monday at 11 a.m. at the Kalkaska Church of Christ with Dan Johnson officiating. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be given to Munson Hospice, 1105 Sixth St., Traverse City, MI 49684.

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Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.