November 30, 1924 - September 14, 2013
Greenawalt Velma L. (Winzenried) Velma L. Greenawalt, 88, passed away on September 14, 2013 in the Toledo Hospital. She was born in Manchester Ohio on November 30, 1924 to Sara and Herman Swigart. She was a former member at Reformation Lutheran Church and a current active member at Grace Lutheran Church. She was a lifelong church choir member and played in the bell choir for many years. Velma was a long time member of the Toledo Glass Club, and a member of the United Commercial Travelers for over 50 years. She was previously employed at DeVilbiss Co. and Toledo Molding & Die. She enjoyed volunteering at the Ann Arbor VA Hospital for over 20 years. Velma especially enjoyed spending family time at their cottage in the Irish Hills and sighting deer. She is survived by her loving husband Ralph “Bud” Greenawalt; children, Ruth Anne (Steven) Jackson and Arthur (Cynthia) Winzenried and; grandchildren, Daniel (Sandy) Black, Randolph (Kelly) Black, Christopher (Michelle) Jackson, Kevin (Elizabeth) Jackson, Kimberly (Peter) Arnold, Kurtis Winzenried; great-grandchildren, Ashley Trahan, James Black, Owen Roberts, Chloe Jackson, Paige Jackson & Makenna Jackson. Great-Great Grandchild: Aubree Trahan; Step-Children, Joy (David) Miller, Jacki (Steve) Sutter, Jill (Jack) Duly, Jeri (Larry) Buchanan, 12 step-Grandchildren, and 5 Great step-GrandChildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband William Winzenried; daughter Linda Black and siblings Walter Swigart and Portia Wince. Velma's family will receive friends on Wednesday September 18, 2013 from 4:00-7:00pm, and on Thursday from 3:00-8:00pm in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Ave. Friends will also be received after 12:00noon on Friday in Grace Lutheran Church where funeral services will follow beginning at 1:00pm. Interment will be in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Those wishing to make memorial donations in her honor are asked to consider Grace or Reformation Church or the charity of the donor's choice. To send her family special online condolences, please visit www.ansberg-west.com.
Greenawalt Velma L. (Winzenried) Velma L. Greenawalt, 88, passed away on September 14, 2013 in the Toledo Hospital. She was born in Manchester Ohio on November 30, 1924 to Sara and Herman Swigart. She was a former member at Reformation Lutheran... View Obituary & Service Information
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