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Mrs. Florence A. Greil

November 20, 1923 — October 28, 2015

Greil, Florence A., age 91, of Waterford, passed away peacefully at her home on October 28, 2015. She was born in St. Martins, Wisconsin on November 20, 1923, the daughter of the late Tom and Mary (nee. Wallace) Godsell. She was a graduate of Juneau High School. On May 4, 1946 she married Joseph A. Greil at St. Martins Holy Assumption Church. They lived on the family farm and raised five children. Florence was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Christian Mothers, and helped in the kitchen numerous times with funeral luncheons and turkey dinner. She loved to play cards, was a Norway 4-H leader and spent much time gardening, cooking and canning. She made the best pies and brought home blue ribbons from the fair for her rolls and her specialty, Blitz Torte. Most of all Florence loved her family; her kids, grandkids and great-grandkids.
Florence is survived by her Children: Mary Jo (Don) Carson, Tom (Nancy) Greil, Rita (Gene) Behr, Donna (Richard) Friemoth and Marsha (John) Napientek; Grandchildren: Ryan (Fiancé Amy) Friemoth, Pete (Gina) Greil, Mark (Andrea) Greil, Amy (Fiancé Ben) Greil, Karen (Harold) Swyers, Vicki (Jeff) McKone, Craig Friemoth, Lisa (Dave) Pritzlaff, Cheryl (John) Preiser, Brian (Michelle) Behr, Jason Behr, Emily Behr, Kate (Evan) Stich, Kurt Napientek, Chris (Anna) Carson, Todd (Liz) Carson and Molly (Jeremy) Westmoreland. She is also survived by 28 Great-Grandchildren; Sisters and Brothers: Mary (Don) Thompson, Rose Wiza, Ione (Cletus) Koetterhagen and Janice (Glenn) Weitkunat; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joe, sister: Margaret Godsell; brother: Celeste "Bud" Godsell; brother-in-law: Tony Wiza.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2015, from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, with Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 AM at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 305 South First Street, Waterford, Wisconsin. Burial in the Church Cemetery following Mass. In lieu of floral expressions of sympathy memorials are suggested to St. Thomas Church or Racine County Ag Society or 4-H, Please write checks to family members for an equal distribution.
Family wishes to thank the Visiting Angels and the VNA Hospice staff for their excellent care of Florence.
Mealy Funeral Home
Waterford, Wisconsin
262-534-2233
www.mealyfuneralhome.com
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Visitation

Saturday, October 31, 2015

9:00 - 10:45 am (Central time)

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

305 South 1st Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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Service

Saturday, October 31, 2015

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

305 South 1st Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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Committal Services and Burial

Saturday, October 31, 2015

1:00 - 1:15 pm (Central time)

St. Thomas Cemetery

Beck Drive, Waterford, WI

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