Cornelia ‘Connie’ R. Greve, 96

A funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church, Cedarburg, for Cornelia "Connie" R. Greve  (nee Rowell) who died on Jan. 26, 2011, at the age of 96.  Visitation was held at the church on Saturday from noon until the time of the service. Interment was at Zur Ruhe Cemetery, Cedarburg. The Rev. David Blackmer officiated the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Community United Methodist Church or Hospice Advantage are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.muellerfun-eralhome.com. Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory of Cedarburg assisted the family.

Connie was born in Oakley, Ohio, on Feb. 4, 1914, the daughter of Mark and Grace (nee Taylor) Rowell.  The family moved to Hartland while she was young, later moving to 92nd Street in Milwaukee. She graduated from Milwaukee Riverside High School in 1932 and the Cream City Business College in 1933. Connie married Albert Greve on Sept. 26, 1947.

Connie and Albert loved to travel.  They were also members of the Orchid Society, winning quite a few first place awards for their orchids. Connie was also an avid birdwatcher.

Connie is survived by her nieces,  Caroline (Melvin) Kohloff of Watertown and Bridget (the late Harry) Hein of West Bend; great-nieces and great-nephews, Nancy (John) Abel of Butler, David (Chris) Kohloff of Lake Mills, Donna (Bruce) Ortega of Watertown and Joyce Kohloff of Watertown; 11 great-great nieces and great-great nephews; one great-great-great niece and one great-great-great nephew.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband, Albert.