Nancy Greenfield - 74

2/10/1942 - 8/4/2016

Rochelle, IL

Nancy A. Greenfield, 74, lifelong area resident, died Thursday August 4, 2016 in Swedish-American Hospital, Rockford. Born February 10, 1942 in Fayette County, Iowa, the daughter of Howard F. and Marie (Brackin) Thomas. Married to John Greenfield May 19, 1963 in Oregon. She was a graduate of Oregon High School and a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point. Nancy was employed at Wal-Mart in Rochelle over 20 years and also worked at J.D. Kings Implement in Kings and sold Avon Products. She was a 13th generation descendent of the Mayflower and a member of the Mayflower Society. Nancy loved vacationing, especially in northern Wisconsin, and family gambling excursions . Survived by her husband, John of Rochelle; daughter Tonja Greenfield of Rochelle; brothers, Howard "Duke" (Mindy) Thomas, Jr. of Chana and Garth (Pat) Thomas of Oregon; sisters, Mary Fisher and Vicki (James) Hunt, both of Franklin Grove; sisters-in-law, Marian (Bob) Asselborn-Richmond of Rochelle, Caroline (Russell) Levan of Grand Detour, Kathy Thomas of Oregon and Leta Thomas of Mesa, AZ; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers Wayne and Robert Thomas, and brothers-in-law Roger Fisher and James Asselborn. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Monday August 8 in Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point with Pastor Andrew Kayes officiating. Burial in Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2:00 - 4:00pm in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's or the Shriners' Children's Hospital.


2-4PM Sunday Aug 7 in Oregon FH


11AM Monday Aug 8 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point

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