Eva Greenwood

Eva Greenwood

Eva Greenwood, 96, of David City, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at david place in David City.


Funeral Service  Wednesday, March 27, 2019  10:30 a.m.

Kracl Funeral Chapel, David City    Rev. Tim Blake Officiating

Visitation Wednesday, 9:30 to 10:30 at Kracl Funeral Chapel

Committal at the David City Cemetery

Lunch at funeral chapel following committal

 

 

Eva Frances Greenwood was born December 25, 1922 in Dwight, Nebraska to Anton and Christina (Policky) Krenk. She grew up on a farm north of Dwight.  Eva attended a country school and graduated from Dwight High School.  She furthered her schooling and graduated from the National Business Institute in Lincoln. After graduating she worked as a secretary in Lincoln, later Eva and her brother moved to California where she worked at Lockkeed as a steno pool secretary.

 

After the war broke out she met Robert Greenwood, a chief petty officer on furlough.  When Robert was sent to Pearl Harbor, she followed him. When he was sent to Yale she followed him there and worked in a rubber boat factory and dime store.  She stayed there until he got shipped out and then returned to Dwight, Nebraska as Mrs. Robert Greenwood where she taught school in her home as a teacher and later the principal.  When Robert came home they bought a farm by Bellwood, Nebraska. There she had her own business delivering eggs door to door in Columbus. She also substituted part time for her husband as a David City bus driver.

 

Eva had a very full life and is survived by her son Bob (Rosanna) Greenwood of Bellwood, daughter Pat (Mike) McCracken of David City and brother Larry (Kathy) Krenk of Colorado.  grandchildren; Billy McCracken of David City, Amy Greenwood Fields of Virginia, Grant Greenwood of North Carolina, Nathen (Mary) Greenwood of Abie, T.C. Greenwood of Bellwood and great-grandchildren.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, parents.