Daniel Greenwald (1923-2013)
Daniel Greenwald, age 90, a resident of Kenosha, died Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Aurora Medical Center.
Daniel was born September 1, 1923 in Kenosha WI to the late Joseph and Mary (Earl) Greenwald. On August 23, 1944, he married Joyce Christensen at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Kenosha. Daniel served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He retired from Johnson Motors as a tool and dies engineer and had previously worked at American Motors.
Daniel was a lifetime member of the Danish Brotherhood, the VFW, the Elks Club and a past member of St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He was also a 60 year life member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
Daniel is survived by his wife Joyce and his three daughters, Patricia (Thomas) Meeks of Holland OH, and children Valerie and Tommy Jr., Marcia (Cal) Bredek of Orangevale CA and children Daniel, Dustin, Kevin and Julie, and Ellen (Steven) Kempf of Beach Park IL and children Martin, Caitlin, Jesse and Rebecca He is further survived by a sister Doloris Whiteside, a sister-in-law Catherine Christensen (Glendale AZ) and 15 great grandchildren and 6 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Joseph Greenwald and two sisters Mary Louise Deom and Gloria Schmitz.
Daniel and his family truly appreciated seeing all his family and friends at his 90th birthday party; and would like to thank the staff of Casa Del Maré for their kind and considerate care of Daniel.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday November 16, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church (7400-39th ave.) at 11:00AM. Visitation with the family will be at the church from 10:00AM until the time of the Mass. Inurnment will take place at the Southeastern Wisconsin Memorial Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The American Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.