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May 17, 1924 – Sunday, December 8, 2013

Service Information
Church of St. Albert in Albertville, MN
Friday, December 13, 2013
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information
Thursday, December 12th, 2013
4-8 P.M.

Edward David Greninger, age 89, of Otsego passed away on Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

He was born on May 17th, 1924 in Otsego the son of Leo & Annie (Baker) Greninger.

On May 17, 1952, Edward D. Greninger and Mary E. Nicholson were joined in holy marriage at Annunciation Catholic Church in Minneapolis. God blessed their marriage with four children.

Edward engaged in dairy farming for many years and was the maintenance manager for Otsego for over twenty years.

He enjoyed playing cards, dancing, fishing and enjoyed people!

Edward was a lifetime, faithful member of The Church of St. Albert and belonged to Knights of Columbus Council # 4174. He also served on The St. Albert Cemetery Board.

Survived by his loving wife of sixty one years: Mary; children: Gary (LuAnn) Greninger, Mark (Rose) Greninger, Paul (Kim) Greninger and Lois (Scott) Frazier; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; sisters: Thelma Jackson and Anna Mae (Gordon) Ramerth; a brother: Donald (Phyllis) Greninger; brother-in-law: Vernon Dehmer; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents: Leo & Annie Greninger, sisters: Delia Kruchten, Emma Ottenstroer, Mary Agnes Dehmer and Frances Greninger.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Edward Greninger will be held on Friday, December 13th at 10:30 A.M. Church of St. Albert in Albertville. Interment will follow at St. Albert Cemetery in Albertville.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 12th from 4-8 P.M. at The Church of St. Albert. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Friday morning at the church one hour prior to Mass.

Casket Bearers will be Beckie Greninger, Jason Greninger, Jenni Owens, Heather Schutz, Holly Schutz and Grant Kinane.

9 Guestbook Entries

  1. Sandra Greninger

    We will miss you!

  2. Dean Weis

    Our prayers go out to the entire Greninger family.

  3. Melva Frazier

    My sincere sympathy to this fine family. May the good Lord comfort you in this time of sorrow.

  4. Michele Waldman

    May all the good times and memories help get you through this time of grief.

  5. Wynn Gibson

    I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family during this very sad and hard time.

  6. Lucy Salsman and family

    We met Edward through his daughter, Lois. He was such a kind and friendly person. Our thoughts go out to the entire family and to his friends. May God Bless you and comfort you at this time of sorrow. Remember the memories, they will keep Edward alive in your hearts.
    Sincerely, Lucy, Dorothy and family

  7. John & Theresa Erdmann and families

    Our deepest sympathy to you, Mary, Gary, LuAnn and all of your families on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
    It’s all the little things, the small, everyday occurrences that you’ll remember. The laughs, the stories, the smiles. It is these very special memories that one holds dear in their heart.
    “May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.”

  8. Sheri Frazier and Michel Hess

    We are so sorry for your loss. Ed was a sweet man, and so dear to his family.

  9. Lois Stearly

    Edward was a very special branch of the Weis Family Tree. He will be missed by all of us. Especially at the bridge table, the dance floor, and the picnic table. He was a great friend too. Bill and I will miss him. Our prayers are with the whole family.


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