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Eleanor Greene Tingwald

November 22, 1934 January 21, 2018
Eleanor Greene Tingwald
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Eleanor Greene Tingwald, 83, of Beatrice formerly of Omaha and Des Moines, IA died at Beatrice Health and Rehab on Sunday, January 21, 2018. She was born November 22, 1934 at Missouri Valley, IA and graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1953. She then attended Lindenwood College in St. Charles, MO and graduated in three years. She married William Greene on September 2, 1956 and after his death married Val Gene Tingwald on July 17, 1993. She was a secretary of Pendleton Woolen Mills in Omaha until moving to Des Moines and working at Auto Jet Muffler until her retirement. She was a former member of First Presbyterian Church in Missouri Valley and former member of the Countryside Presbyterian Church in Omaha. She moved to Beatrice in 2009. She was a former member of P.E.O. and had served as President of Chapter GB in Omaha. She enjoyed puzzle books, gardening, reading, and playing cards especially Bridge.

Survivors include one daughter, Patty Clausen and husband Brian of Beatrice; one son, William Greene and wife Michelle of Des Moines, IA; three grandchildren, Jon Clausen and wife Erin Haley of Portland, OR; Shannon Clausen and special friend Brian Polack of Lincoln, Derek Clausen and special friend, Tatum Eskra of Portland, OR; one great-granddaughter, Lila Haley Clausen; step-children, Robert Tingwald and wife Tina Bird-Tingwald, Thomas Tingwald and wife Nancy, Jon Tingwald and wife Julie, Jennifer O’Leary and G. Andrew Tingwald and special friend Laura Fender all of Omaha; six step-grandchildren; son-in-law, Todd Bogenreif of Ankeny, IA; one sister, Jackie Platt of Osawatomie, KS; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Zora Frederickson Day; two husbands, William Greene on November 29, 1986 and Val Gene Tingwald on January 25, 2010; one daughter, Jocelyn Bogenreif on September 15, 2016; one brother, Richard Day and wife Jackie; one sister, Marge Ranney; one half-sister, Mildred Purcell and husband Dayle.

Graveside services will be held Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at Jordan Cemetery of West Des Moines, IA with Pastor Nathan Williams officiating. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Beatrice Humane Society. The body will lie in state at the Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice on Thursday, January 25 from 10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. with the family greeting friends from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. www.foxfuneralhome.net Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arrangements.


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