William “Bill” Greer

William P. “Bill” Greer, age 71, of Council Bluffs, Iowa formerly of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Monday, November 28, 2011 at the Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Bill was born May 2, 1940 in Iowa City, Iowa to William and Kathryn (Christy) Greer. Bill attended St. Patrick’s Catholic School and graduated from the Missouri Valley High School. He served his country in the Air Force. Bill worked three years as a meat cutter for Hinky Dinky Grocery Store then forty-two years for Safeway Grocery Stores, the last twenty years in Denver, Colorado, he retired in 2001. In 2002, Bill moved back to Iowa to raise pheasants and quail. He was an avid turkey hunter and he enjoyed wood carving and fishing. Survivors include his children: Kerry King of Littleton, Colorado; Edward “Ned” Greer of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Nora Greer and Nate Faulkner of Burbank, California; granddaughter: Shaylee King; sister: Karen Harris of Omaha, Nebraska; aunt: Eugenia Greer of Missouri Valley, Iowa; sister-in-law: Daleth Greer of LaVista, Nebraska; nieces; nephews; great and great-great nieces and nephews, many cousins. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, sister Janice Hensley, brothers Bob, Joe and Eddy. A Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m. Thursday with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Military Honors by the Julius F. Muller American Legion Post #337 of Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the Eagles Club in Missouri Valley following the committal service. The family request any memorials be made to the family which will be used for an education fund for Shaylee King. In Loving Memory Of William P. “Bill” Greer Born May 2, 1940 Iowa City, Iowa Entered Into Rest November 28, 2011 Council Bluffs, Iowa Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Friday – December 2, 2011 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church – Missouri Valley, Iowa Celebrant Father Mike Berner Musician Lyle Waterhouse Music Selections “Be Not Afraid” “In the Garden” “Going Home” Casket Bearers Bob White Chad Greer Robbie Ratay Shane Thomas Darin Mann Dave Flores Honorary Bearers Tom Brown Todd Hoss Timmy Harris Dan Hensley Jimmy Myler Kirk Benedict Bill Hensley Brian Benedict Bobby Kelly Danny Kelly Terry Thomas Jared Hoss Steve Triplett Rick Harris Final Resting Place Mt. Carmel Cemetery – Missouri Valley, Iowa

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