Eva Frances Greenwood
December 24, 1922- March 16, 2019
Eva Frances Greenwood, 96, of David City, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at david place in David City.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Kracl Funeral Chapel in David City, with Tim Blake officiating. Visitation will take place from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Kracl Funeral Chapel, with Committal at David City Cemetery and lunch to follow at the funeral chapter.
Eva Frances Greenwood was born Dec. 24, 1922, in Dwight, Nebraska, to Anton and Christina (Policky) Krenk. She grew up on a farm south of Dwight. Eva attended a country school and graduated from Dwight High School. She furthered her education 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 Lockheed 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. She taught school in Dwight, and later became 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 (Tim) 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; and parents.