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Margaret L. Greeley

Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Jan. 18, 1916-Dec. 14, 2004

IMPERIAL -- Margaret Louise (Brown) Greeley, 88, died Tuesday (Dec. 14, 2004) at Chase County Community Hospital in Imperial.

She was born Jan. 18, 1916, to Andrew Jackson and Gertrude Orvada (Witt) Brown in Elsie. After graduating from Wauneta High School in 1933, she taught elementary school.

On Dec. 25, 1937, she married Floyd Edward Greeley. The couple made their home in North Platte, where her husband worked for UPFE and Margaret became a homemaker. In 1946, they moved to Hamlet, where they owned and operated Greeley Service Station.

Throughout her life, she also worked at Rousey's Grocery Story, delivered the McCook Gazette and operated both depots for Continental Trailways Bus Lines in Imperial and Hamlet.

She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd; her parents; two brothers, Harold and Ray; and nephew, Jack Pump.

Survivors include her sons, Jim Greeley and wife, Mary of Colorado Springs, Colo., Gary Greeley and wife, Dawanna of Imperial and Terry Greeley and wife, Gwenn of Gering; daughters, Patricia Roth of Portland, Ore., and Sheila Knudsen of husband, Jim of Council Bluffs, Iowa; sisters, Annabel Pump of Venango, Delpha Nordhausen of Wauneta, Marlene Gardner and husband, Marv of Lake Placid, Fla., and Nell Terry and husband, Everett of Salem, Ore.; brother, Alan Brown and wife, Mabel of Ogallala; special friend, Hugo Moore of Hamlet; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Services are today, 2 p.m. (MST), at Westside Church of Christ in Imperial with the Rev. Bill Lewis and Randy Hayes officiating. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery in Wauneta.

A memorial has been established in her memory.

Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.