A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, for Eleanor Grace Greig, 91, of Napa, who died July 13, 2018, after a brief illness.
A native Californian, she was born Aug. 30, 1926, in Selma. She earned her bachelor and master’s degrees in education at Sonoma State University and taught elementary school for 30 years, retiring as a reading specialist from the Vallejo City Unified School District.
She was a member of Soroptimist International-Vallejo Gateway Chapter and served on its Women’s Opportunity Award (scholarship) committee. A member of the United Methodist Church, she belonged to women’s groups in both Napa and Forestville, where she had a cabin, and participated in service projects with both. She was a thrift store volunteer at both the Community Projects Foundation and the United Methodist Church’s Community Store in Napa. She also belonged to the American Volkssports Association-Sacramento Walking Sticks, where she enjoyed many walks with her brother, daughter and son-in-law. Her hobbies included gardening, quilting, sewing, working with stained glass, painting, swimming and tracing genealogy.
Survivors include three daughters, Elene (Monty) Lee of Oakland; Nancy (Bruce) Calkins of Elk Grove and Genele (Michael) Rhoads of Vacaville; a brother, Lawrence Lundeen of Ventura; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Grace Lundeen; her husband of 51 years, Gene C. Greig; a brother, Gerald Lundeen; and two grandchildren, Greigory Tarl Calkins and Brandi Renee Rhoads.
The 2 p.m. Saturday service will be at First United Methodist Church, 625 Randolph Street, Napa. Inurnment will be private at Sunrise Memorial Cemetery, Vallejo. Memorial donations may be made to the California State Parks Foundation (calparks.org) or Habitat for Humanity (habitat.org).
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