Ethelyn Fay Greve, 69, of Decatur NE


Ethelyn Fay Greve was born March 9, 1947 to Ernest Dale and Darlene Fay (Sparks) Davis in Decatur, Nebraska. She passed away on October 29, 2016 at Legacy Garden Rehabilitation and Living Center in Pender, Nebraska, at the age of 69 years.

Ethelyn was raised in Decatur with her parents and four siblings. She married Larry Lee Greve December 3, 1964 in Decatur and to this union were born six children; Larry, Jamie, Jeremy, Lisa, Londa and Jolene.

Ethelyn drove a school bus for many years. She also managed the Senior Citizen Center in Deactur. She was a member of the New Life Assembly of God Church in Lyons, Nebraska where she taught Vacation Bible School, Missionettes and Sunday school. She enjoyed reading, baking cookies and making her grandchildren baby quilts. She also loved to visit with the grandchildren and treasured watching her family interacting together.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Samuel Davis; brother-in-law, Warren Greve; sister-in-law, Theresa Greve; father-in-law, Ferdinand Greve; mother-in-law, Deloris Greve.

She is survived by her husband, Larry; children, Larry Greve, Jamie (Joy) Greve, Jeremy (Renee) Greve, Lisa (William) Zollicoffer, Londa Greve, Jolene (Tony) Moore; grandchildren, Brent (Jasmine), Matthew, Shanika, Blake, Michael, Krystal, Cody, Brandon, Karlee, Zoe; great grandchildren, Kylie, Lily, Layten, Kinley, Owen; sisters, Sandy (Delwin) Johnson, Kellene Davis, Julie (Joe) Svendsen; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Vicki Davis-Hankins, Donnie Greve, Della Kellogg, Charlene Copley, Doris (Woody) Martin, Alice (Richard) King, Wayne (Charlene) Greve, Terry (Enola) Greve, Roy (Leslie) Greve, Landis (Lesley) Greve, Gloria (Dan) Muckey, Nowell (Julie) Greve; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation is Tues., Nov. 1st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Pelan Funeral Services in Lyons NE. Visitation will also be held at the church one hour prior to the service.

The Funeral Service is Wed., Nov. 2nd at 1:00 p.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Lyons NE.

Burial is in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Decatur NE.

Memorials suggested to the family for designation at a later time.

Ethelyn Greve

Ethelyn Greve

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