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Published August 08, 2013, 12:00 AM

C. John Greene

C. John Greene, 65, Moorhead, MN, died Sunday, August 4 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fargo. Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Friday at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, MN.

Charles “John” Greene was born May 23, 1948 in White Earth, Minnesota to Charles I. and Dorothy (Jackson) Greene. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes and is a 1966 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School. Following graduation, John joined the U. S. Army where he became the Sergeant for the 173 airborne serving 14 months in Viet Nam. He was united in marriage July 3, 1969 to Phyllis Rich in Newport, KY. Following his discharge, they moved to Minneapolis, MN and later to Moorhead where he worked in building construction.

C. John Greene

C. John Greene, 65, Moorhead, MN, died Sunday, August 4 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fargo. Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Friday at David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, MN.

Charles “John” Greene was born May 23, 1948 in White Earth, Minnesota to Charles I. and Dorothy (Jackson) Greene. He was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes and is a 1966 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School. Following graduation, John joined the U. S. Army where he became the Sergeant for the 173 airborne serving 14 months in Viet Nam. He was united in marriage July 3, 1969 to Phyllis Rich in Newport, KY. Following his discharge, they moved to Minneapolis, MN and later to Moorhead where he worked in building construction.

John adored his grandchildren and enjoyed hunting and fishing especially with his family.

Survivors include his wife: Phyllis of Moorhead; two sons: Chris (Ramona) of Moorhead, Paul (Chanin) of Moorhead, a daughter: Carla (Todd) Wadholm of West Fargo, ND, nine grandchildren: Jonathan, Kendra, Jasmine, Jacob, Sadi, Caden, Jaxon, Koryna, Devin and a great granddaughter: Isabella; five sisters: Marilyn Ericson of Detroit Lakes, Lillian Greene of Detroit Lakes, Pamela Belcourt of Detroit Lakes, Linda (Barry) Hjelsand of Frazee, Wanda Greene of Detroit Lakes; three brothers: Anthony of Moorhead, David of Detroit Lakes, Gary of Detroit Lakes, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister: Debbie Greene and a nephew: Cordell Belcourt Jr. David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family. Memories may be shared online at www.daviddonehower.com.

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