Lloyd E. Greenway, age 93, formerly of Wilson, WI died Monday, January 22, 2018 at the American Lutheran Home in Menomonie, WI surrounded by family.
Lloyd was born May 3, 1924 in Arpin, WI to Edward and Minnie (VerCruse) Greenway. In his youth, he lived at Phillips, WI, Fairchild, WI, and rural Menomonie where his parents managed the Tramway Cheese Factory. He attended Woodville High School and entered the U S Army serving from 1945 to 1946 in the Philippines as a corporal. Lloyd married Jean M. Davis on January 17, 1946 in Hammond, WI. They resided near Wilson until 1960, at which time they moved to Tillamook, Oregon working as a cheesemaker at TCC. Returning to Wisconsin in 1965, he worked and managed the family business, Summit Cheese Factory, and Greenway Farms. Following his retirement in 1984, he and Jean served in the Peace Corps in Lesotho, southern Africa from 1988 until 1990. He later served in the International Executive Corps in Latvia, and accompanied Jean while she served in Egypt.
Lloyd was active in his local American Legion, Knights of Columbus, and his church, St. Bridget’s Catholic Church, in Wilson, WI. He was active as a youth in the Boy Scouts and served on the council and as a director in adulthood.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and traveling throughout the world.
Lloyd is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Edward.
Lloyd is survived by his wife, Jean Greenway of Menomonie, WI, two sons, Michael (Billie) Greenway of Nehalem, OR and Timothy (Rebecca) Greenway of Reedsburg; Grandchildren, Sarah (Duffy) Hazelhurst, Kari (Matt) Murray and Danielle Smith. Great Grandchildren; Logan & Cody Hazelhurst, Aidan Murray, Savannah Smith, and sister-in-law Eunice Greenway Anderson. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 3, 2018 at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Wilson with Father John Long as celebrant. Interment of cremains will be in the church cemetery at a later date. Friends may call at the Anderson Funeral Home in Glenwood City on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to the Boy Scouts of America or Catholic Relief Services.