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Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. David was preceded in death by his devoted wife, Nancy. David is survived by daughters Marthina (Dan Griffiths), Barbara Howell (Robert), and Melinda (former spouse Todd Pearson); seven grandchildren Kathryn Anderson (Timothy), David Howell (Kristen), Karl Griffiths (Kelly), Elizabeth Howell, Christopher Howell (Tara Deeney), Cole Gomez-Maldonado, and Ella Pearson; sister-in-law Mary Greer, and many nieces and nephews.
David was born in Des Moines Iowa to Walter G. Greer and Dorothy Jaqua Greer. He was raised in Clarinda Iowa and surrounding areas with his brothers Walter (“Jerry”) Greer and Harry (“Bob”) Greer.
In 1950 David enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War where he won several medals recognizing his dedicated service. When David returned from the war he met the love of his life, Nancy Lee Journey. They were wed on October 15, 1954. David and Nancy raised their three daughters and spent their professional lives in Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to his retirement, David served as a Trust Officer for First National Bank of Omaha.
David was active in the Presbyterian Church USA on all levels ranging from his local church to serving on the General Assembly Council Committee of the National Presbyterian Church.
David was a renaissance man - he loved his dogs, target shooting, fishing, history, reading, and travel. He was as handy in the kitchen as he was in his workshop. David and Nancy traveled the world from Alaska to Australia, Pakistan to England, and all points in between.
David was a wonderful leader of his family, a caring father and grandfather, and a fine example of manhood to his sons-in-law and grandsons.
Services will be held in Clarinda Iowa in the spring of 2022.