Husband: Harold Floyd Greely (1 2)
Born: 30 May 1896 in Minnesota (3)
Married: 02 Feb 1918 in Okanogan, Okanogan, Washington (15)
Died: 02 Jun 1969 in Okanogan, Okanogan, Washington (4)
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Wife: Greta Hoover (5 6 7 8)
Born: 29 Mar 1895 in Brownsville, Linn, Oregon
Died: 19 Nov 1994 in Melbourne, Brevard, Florida (9)
Father: Matthew Goodson Hoover
Mother: Rosina Magdalene Wintermantel
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): Donald Hoover Greely, Colonel (11 12 13 14)
Born: 16 Aug 1920 in Okanogan, Okanogan, Washington
Died: 24 Oct 2011 in Orlando, FL
Spouses: Living; Living
Additional Information

Harold Floyd Greely:

Cause of Death: Leukemia

Greta Hoover:

Buried: Okanogan cemetery 10

Notes:

per Greta's obit: graduated High School in Bridgeport, WA - class of four girls
attended college in Bellingham and Washington State College
taught in one-room schools around Okanogan
worked at the C.J. Brier store & a jewelry store in Okanogan
member Eastern Star, American Legion Auxillary & Okanogan Methodist Church.

Footnotes
  1. Harold F. Greely obituary (Okanogan Independent, 5 June 1969).
  2. Census, Federal 1920, Washington, Okanogan, Okanogan.

    Hoover, Matt Head owns free age 59 m MO PA KT Farmer
    Rose wife 53 m WI Ger Ger
    Marie dau 21 s OR MO WI school teacher
    Greely, Harold son-in-law 23 m MN MY MN Farm Laborer
    Greta dau 24 m OR MO WI schoolteacher

  3. Jan Bender, Patsy Clark, Julie Edwards, and Margaret Ann Jenstad; about 2002, Descendants of John Jacob Wintermantel.
  4. Ibid.

    [place of death is inferred from his last residence per Social Security Death Record]

  5. Ibid., p. 14.
  6. Compiled by Elbert J. Wardle, Wintermantle Genealogy: Christian and Mathilda's Family Tree 1799 to 1986 (informal publication, July 1986), p.4.
  7. Greta H. Greely Obituary (Omak Chronicle, 26 Jul 1995).
  8. Census, Federal 1920, Washington, Okanogan, Okanogan.

    Hoover, Matt Head owns free age 59 m MO PA KT Farmer
    Rose wife 53 m WI Ger Ger
    Marie dau 21 s OR MO WI school teacher
    Greely, Harold son-in-law 23 m MN MY MN Farm Laborer
    Greta dau 24 m OR MO WI schoolteacher

  9. Jan Bender, Patsy Clark, Julie Edwards, and Margaret Ann Jenstad; about 2002, Descendants of John Jacob Wintermantel.
  10. Greta Hoover Greely obituary (Omak Chronicle, 26 July 1995).

    Greta H. Greely

    A memorial service will be held July 27 for Greta H. Greely, 99, Okanogan, who died Nov. 19, 1994, at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Fla.
    She was born Mar. 29, 1895 in Brownsville, Ore., to Mathew G. Hoover and Rosa Wintermantel Hoover.
    In 1899 the family moved to Washington, first to Edwall and then in 1900 to Bridgeport, where she grew up and graduated from high school in a class of four girls.
    In 1917 she moved with her parents to a homestead on the Colville Indian Reservation near Jackass Butte to the east of Okanogan. She also homesteaded in that area.
    She attended college in Bellingham and at Washington State College and taught school in several one-room, multi-graded classes around Okanogan, on Windy Hill and on the reservation.
    On Feb. 4, 1918, she and Harold F. Greely were married in Okanogan. She lived in Okanogan all her life except for several years in the early 1920's when Mr. Greely was employed by the Puget SWound Bridge and Dredging Co. in Maybelle, Texas, and Seattle.
    Mr. Greely operated service stations in Okanogan and Mrs. Greely worked at the C. J. Brier Store and later at a jewelry store in Okanogan.
    She was a member of the Eastern Star chapter, where she was a past worthy matron. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, the Okanogan United Methodist Church, and the Okanogan Senior Citizens Association.
    She is survived by her son, Don, of Satellite Beach, Fla; a grand-daughter, Cheryl Cotter, and great-granddaughter, Alyson Lyndon Cotter of Winter Park, Fla.
    She was preceeded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; grand-son Don Jr.; and two sisters, Ora Hoover Fox and Marie Hoover Smith.
    She was cremated in Florida and will be in__ned in the Okanogan Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 27, at the Okanogan United Methodist Church.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Okanogan United Methodist Church.

  11. Jan Bender, Patsy Clark, Julie Edwards, and Margaret Ann Jenstad; about 2002, Descendants of John Jacob Wintermantel.
  12. Compiled by Elbert J. Wardle, Wintermantle Genealogy: Christian and Mathilda's Family Tree 1799 to 1986 (informal publication, July 1986).
  13. Wayne Wardle letter to Dianne Stevens dated 3 Jun 2003.
  14. Obituary, Orlando Sentinel.

    GREELY, COL. (RET. USA)
    DONALD H., went to his heavenly home on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011. He was born Aug. 16, 1920 in Okanogan, WA. Don is survived by his loving wife, Lynn of Satellite Beach, FL, daughter Cheryl, son-in-law
    Jeffrey Cotter and granddaughters; Alyson, Joanna and Jacey Cotter, all of Orlando. Always the gentleman, Don never knew a stranger and was a kind, compassionate and generous man. Don entered the army at 21 as 2nd Lt. after graduating from Wash. State Univ. He served in WW II, Korea and Vietnam, earning many medals/awards of distinction, including the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit. He attended the US Army Command and General Staff College, US Army War College and Harvard Business School's Adv. Mgmt Program. He received a Masters in Int'l Affairs from George Washington Univ. After 30 years in the army, Don worked at Kennedy Space Center until retiring in 1986. At WSU he was quarterback and captain of the football team, president of TKE fraternity and president of WSU student body. He was an avid golfer, still playing this summer. Don was an active member of the Patrick Air Force Base Chapel, life member of The American Legion, The Grand Lodge of F&A.M, Okanogan, WA and The Military Officers Assoc. of America, Cape Canaveral Chapter. Memorial services will be held 2pm on Sunday, Nov. 6th at the South Patrick Chapel, 854 Harrier Ave, Satellite Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Army Emergency Relief fund.

    Published in the Orlando Sentinel on October 30, 2011

  15. Compiled by Elbert J. Wardle, Wintermantle Genealogy: Christian and Mathilda's Family Tree 1799 to 1986 (informal publication, July 1986).
Surnames | Index

Revised: November 26, 2016