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Elda Griewahn


Posted on January 28th, by Marcia Loader in Obituaries. Comments Off

RIGA — Elda C. Griewahn, 94, of Riga, passed away peacefully Friday, January 24th, 2014 with her family by her side.  Elda was born May 8th, 1919 in Whiteford Township, Michigan.  She was the daughter of Frederick J.  and Anna (Kibler) Kopp.  She married the love of her life Guernon (Abe) Griewahn on October 27th, 1945 in Riga, Michigan.  They were married 62 years before Guernon preceded her in death in 2009.  Elda was a charter member of the Standard Extension Club.  She loved to read, do her “fancy work” (embroidery), and travel.  She and Guernon visited many wonderful places.  Their favorites were Africa, Switzerland, and Alaska. She most of all enjoyed spending time with her family. Elda and Guernon  resided  at the family Centennial Farm, the birth place of Guernon,  all their married life. She will be deeply missed by daughters Judy Treloar of Riga, Nancy Momenee of Sylvania, OH.  and Marilyn  (Michael) Coffey of Adrian, and son-in-law James Treloar of Sylvania.  She will be sadly missed by Grandchildren Todd (Michelle) Treloar, Jon (Brooke) Treloar, Jena Momenee (David Self), Tim Momenee, Corey (Rachel) Franklin, Joy Franklin (Francesco Frizzi), and Ann Bowersox.  Great grandchildren Isabella and Brayden Treloar, Tylor Garland,  Jonah, Harper, and Leo Treloar, Josie Franklin, and Allie and Gavin Bowersox. Visitation will be held   Monday, January 27th, 2014, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  at Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 Main St., Sylvania, OH. Services will be held Tuesday January 28, 2014 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11949 Wegner Rd., Riga, MI.  Visitation will be at 10 AM with services beginning at 11 AM. Burial will take place in Riga Cemetery. The family would like to extend their appreciation for the love and care given to their mother by Charlotte Stephenson Manor and Hospice of Lenawee County. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lenawee County or St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made at www.reebfuneralhome.com.





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