Eloy H. Greuel
Greuel, 93, of Fond du Lac, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Hospice Home
of Hope. He was born February 22, 1927 in Garnet, Wisconsin at home to Emil and
Salvina (Peters) Greuel.
graduated from Chilton High School in June of 1945. He then served in the US
Navy from 1945 to 1947. He was stationed in the Philippines, Guam, and Samar.
Eloy then joined the Army Air Force reserves on return from the Navy with his
Lillian Sommerhalder on June 6, 1954 in Stockbridge, Wisconsin. She passed away
in 1976. He then married Marion Marx Doornek on September 25, 1982 in
employed at Soo Line Railroad as a carmen welder for 30 years, and then worked
for Attorneys as a union representative for several years.
belonged to the Catholic Knights Assembly 1211 and Catholic Financial Life Ins.
Chapter 19. He was an active volunteer until his health deteriorated. He was
proud of being THE brat fryer in Chapter 19 and Knights of Columbus 1211. Eloy
loved the outdoors, his garden, fishing and hunting with his Soo Line friends,
union representative friends, and most importantly, his family. He also enjoyed
trips to the Canadian waters. He played cards with Marion’s Card Club in
Milwaukee for many years. Marion was sure to always feed his sweet tooth with
her baking. Eloy traveled to all 50 states as well as Europe, Puerto Rico, and
Costa Rica with Marion.
Eloy was the
most honest and dedicated person you could ever meet.
Eloy will be
dearly missed by his wife Marion; children Kathleen (Gary) Kurtz, Tess
(Raymond) Schwartz, Jeffrey (Chloe) Greuel, David (Rhonda) Greuel, Joseph
(Sandy Alan) Greuel; stepchildren Douglas (Lorna O’Leary) Doornek, Carol Ann
(Patrick Sullivan); grandchildren Amy Kurtz, Steven and Thomas Schwartz, Mary
Greuel, and Allana Greuel. He is further survived by other relatives and
preceded in death by his parents; wife Lillian; siblings Franklin Greuel,
Virginia McCormack, Carol Sullivan, and their spouses; and a stepson Gerald
Services for Eloy will take place at a later date. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of
flowers, donations in Eloy’s name may be made to the Holy Family Parish.
family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Hospice Home of
Hope for their excellent care.
condolences may be expressed at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com