Jan. 19, 1940-Dec. 18, 2013
MARSHALL – Services for Frank H. Greve, 73, of Hendricks, formerly of Marshall, will be 10:30 a.m. today at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
He died suddenly Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.
Frank Herman Greve was born Jan. 19, 1940, in Tracy to Herman and Esto (Benginen) Greve. He was baptized and confirmed in Catholic faith. Frank graduated from Russell High School.
Frank was united in marriage to LaVonne Irma Dhaene on Jan. 30, 1960, at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Minneota. To this union, six amazing children were born.
Frank’s heart and soul was committed to Schwan’s Dairy, remaining with the company for 32 years as it grew into an international enterprise.
Franky loved hunting, fishing, cooking and, most of all, spending quality time with his family. He lived life to the fullest and has left all his family and friends with memories to share for a lifetime.
Frank was a former member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer and the Knights of Columbus until moving to Hendricks. He was a member of St. John Cantius in Wilno at the time of his death.
Franky is survived by his loving wife, LaVonne of Hendricks; his children: Brenda (and Dave) Tatsak of Ft. Worth, Texas, Bruce (and Chris) of Sioux Falls, Brian (and Laura) of Marshall, Barb (and Steve) DeSmet of Canby, Becky (and Kelly) Meyer of Windsor, Colorado, and Brad of Marshall; 11 grandchildren: Jeremy (and Trisha) Prellwitz, Taylor Greve, Tanner Greve, Josh (and DeAnna) DeSmet, Amber DeSmet, Kalea DeSmet, Hunter Greve, Cody Greve, Zander Blomme, Landon Ohman, and Talan Greve, three great-grandchildren: Payton, Eli, Amberly, and one on the way; three brothers: Jack (and Jackie) of San Bernadino, Calif., Gary (and Betty) of Fayetteville, N.C., and Tom (and Vicki) of Marshall; also many other relatives and friends.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents, and four brothers, Delbert, Donny, Teddy and Ray, and four sisters in law: Headi, Betty, Lillian and Tess Greve.
Blessed Be The Memory of Frank Herman Greve.