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John Steven Greeley

John Steven Greeley

May 23, 1944 - March 8, 2024


  • Note: Burial will be at a later Date

Celebration of Life

  • Date: March 23, 2024
  • Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: Osage VFW Post 7920 3693 US Highway 218 North Osage, Iowa

John Steven Greeley, 79, of Osage, Iowa passed away on March 8, 2024 after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born in Riceville, Iowa on May 23, 1944. The son of William and Gladys (Wagner) Greeley. He graduated in 1962 from Riceville High School. John was employed by Kollman Quarries in Osage and then worked for and retired from L.R. Falk Construction of St. Ansgar. John enjoyed bowling, camping, golfing, trap shooting, and watching game shows and westerns. John met his future wife, Bev Brown and they married on May 21, 1966 in Johnsburg, MN. Proud parents of Melissa (Raymond) Garvey of Stratford, IA, and Mark (Kelly) Greeley of Mason City, IA. Grandchildren Jonathan Garvey, Dawson Greeley and Joella Greeley. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers James and Richard Greeley and step-father Ray β€œDoc” Jacbous, In-laws Arthur and Rosella Brown. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the VFW, 3693 US Highway 218 North, Osage, Iowa. Schroeder Funeral Homes, Osage, 641-732-3706


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Gaylord & Naomi

March 15, 2024 - 2:08 PM

So sorry to hear about the loss of John

Steve, Marion & Logan Conwell

March 14, 2024 - 2:52 PM

We had the pleasure of spending winters in Mississippi with John and Bev. You are deeply missed by your Cajun family.

Tim Barclay

March 12, 2024 - 11:56 AM

It is with my deepest sympathy for your loss . Until Valhalla we veteran meet again we will say a prayer for you my brother, and for your family. Mark let me know if you need anything!! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

Cheryl Bellrichard

March 11, 2024 - 9:52 PM

Bev, Missy, Mark and families: Our most sincere condolences to you on your loss! Bev, I so vividly remember all the good times you and John had... beginning with your dating years and beyond. Your life of love of 58 years together is inspiring to your family and all who know you. Treasure the memories. Sending our love and thoughts and prayers to you all! Terry & Cheryl (a.k.a. Sherry)

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