Obituary Details

Martha E. Greene

(09/20/1898 - 08/18/1989)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 08/23/1989

Martha E. Greene

Funeral services for Martha E. Greene, age 90, were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 1989, at The Colyer Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Sewell officiating.

Burial was in the Hemmingford, Neb., cemetery. Memorials have been established to Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff and the United Methodist Church in Torrington.

Mrs. Greene died on Friday, Aug. 18, 1989 at Community Hospital in Torrington.

She was born Sept. 20, 1898, at Kiowa, Col., the daughter of Theodore and Albertina (Porski) Miefert. She grew up at Kiowa and later at Denver, where she attended school. In 1908, she moved with her parents in a covered wagon from Denver to a homestead in Sioux County, Neb. She completed her education in Sioux County and then moved to Hemmingford to work for her aunt.

On Sept. 20, 1922, she married Wesley Greene at Harrison, Neb. They lived at Marsland, Neb., where they ran a service station until 1936, when they moved to Scottsbluff, Neb. They moved to Torrington in 1947 and they ranched at Hat Creek, Wyo., and she worked at the Methodist Hospital in Scottsbluff for 20 years.

Mrs. Greene received her LPN degree at age 65. She retired in 1975. Mr. Greene died in 1977. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Torrington, where in years past she had been active in church circles. She was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Torrington.

Survivors include three sons, Wilton Greene of Fort Collins, Col., Alton Greene of Commerce City, Col., and Harris Greene of Porter, Tex.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, three brothers and three sisters.

Arrangements were handled by the Colyer Funeral Home.

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