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Kenneth Ray Greive

February 23, 1941 ~ May 21, 2020 (age 79)

Obituary

Kenneth Ray Greive, Sr. was born on the family farm along Laughery Creek near Aurora, IN on February 23, 1941, a son of the late Margaret (Spencer) and Victor  Greive, Sr. Kenny attended St. John Lutheran School and was a 1959 graduate of Aurora High School. He was the husband of Jackie  (Christian) Greive. They were married on May 26, 1961 at St. John Lutheran Church in Aurora, IN. Kenny and Jackie were married nearly 59 years until his passing. Kenny was a real estate agent and worked for several local agencies including Dorrell Realty, Star One Realty and Lohmiller Real Estate. He also formerly owned a Gulf Station and worked for the Bruce Miller Oil Company. Kenny was a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church in Aurora, IN. Over the years he served as an Elder, Usher,Trustee and was a member of the Church Council and School Board. Kenny loved being outdoors and enjoyed gardening and fishing. He adored his grandchildren and loved spending time with them. Kenny was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. Kenny passed away at 2:23 AM, Thursday, May 21st, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN at the age of 79.

Kenny is survived by his loving wife, Jackie Greive, of Aurora, IN; by two sons, Kenneth R. Greive, Jr., of Aurora, IN and Mark Greive, of Aurora, IN; by 7 grandchildren: Zachary Greive, Jacob Greive, Rebecca Olson, Elizabeth Greive, Seth Greive, Philip and David Young and by great grandson, Ezekiel Olson. Kenneth is also survived by two sisters, Phyllis Nead, of Ormond Beach, FL and  Peggy Klepper (Steve), of Holland, OH; by three brothers, Victor Greive, Jr. (Joan), of Aurora, IN,  David Greive, of Aurora, IN and Donald Greive (Shirley), of Aurora, IN and by sister-in-law, Rosemary Greive, of Burlington, KY. Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, Victor & Margaret Greive; by his grandson, Joseph Greive; by his brother, Jimmy Greive and by infant sister, Bonnie Greive.
 
Funeral services will be at 2 PM, Tuesday, May 26th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Rev. Donald Olson officiating. Visitation will be held 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 26th at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery in Aurora, IN. Memorial donations may be made to St. John Lutheran Church or St. John Lutheran School 222 Mechanic St. Aurora, IN 47001. Friends can leave condolences or share a memory of Kenny with the family at marklandfuneralhome.com

WE WILL BE FOLLOWING THE CURRENT SOCIAL DISTANCING PROTOCOLS AS MANDATED BY THE STATE.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
May 26, 2020

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Funeral Service
Tuesday
May 26, 2020

2:00 PM
Markland Funeral Home
327 North High Street
Rising Sun, IN 47040

Donations

St. John Lutheran Church
222 Mechanic Street, Aurora IN 47001
Tel: 1-812-926-3337

St. John Lutheran School
222 Mechanic Street, Aurora IN 47001
Tel: 1-812-926-2656

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