Genevive I. “Jenny” Greenfield
September 10, 1952-December 30, 2018
Genevive I. “Jenny” Greenfield, 66, of Amherst, died Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Mt. Carmel Home and Rehabilitation Center in Kearney.
Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at the Evangelical Free Church in Kearney. The Rev. Brian Klein will officiate. Graveside services and burial will be at 2 p.m. at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell, Nebraska. Visitation is planned from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral Home or prior to services Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the March of Dimes for Neonatal Care. Online condolences may be submitted by visiting www.hlmkfuneral.com. Horner Lieske McBride & Kuhl Funeral and Cremation Services in Kearney are in charge of arrangements.
Jenny was born Sept. 10, 1952, in Columbus, Nebraska, to Leon and Inez (Lassek) Edic. She grew up in Columbus and graduated from Columbus Scotus High School, then attended Platte Community College and graduated with a nursing degree.
On April 15, 1972 she married Roy Greenfield in Columbus, Nebraska. They were blessed with a daughter, Angela, but regretfully lost her twin brother, Erick, at birth. She worked at Clarkson Hospital in Omaha for several years, and due to poor health, she retired and became a full-time homemaker. She and her husband moved to Buffalo County in 1980 and lived near Amherst.
Jenny suffered a stroke in 2013 and lived at St. John’s, then moved to Mount Carmel Home.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Roy Greenfield, of Amherst; daughter, Angela Greenfield of Kearney; brother, LaRoy Edic and wife Donna of Columbus, Nebraska; and sister, Pat Dohman of Humphrey. She always held a special place in her heart for sister-in-law Eunice and brother-in-law Bill Potter and Orival and Edna Greenfield.
She was preceded in death by her son, Erick, in 1979; and three brothers.
The family expresses deepest appreciation to AseraCare Hospice for its assistance.