Funeral services for Warren Lyle Greenfield, age 61, of Alden will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012 at Mansfield Lutheran Church. Rev. Don Rose will officiate. Interment will be at Mansfield Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 31st at the church.
Warren died Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at Mayo Clinic Health System Albert Lea from liver cancer.
Warren Lyle Greenfield was born on January 25, 1951 to Lyle and Laverna (Yost) Greenfield in Albert Lea. He grew up in the Alden area graduating from Alden High School. On October 11, 1969 he married Karen Hacker, they later divorced. Warren spent his life farming and also worked at the Conger Creamery, for Hemmingsen’s Transfer hauling freight, driving school bus and was the head of maintenance at the Alden-Conger school. Warren enjoyed restoring his Model A and working on old tractors. He liked riding his Harley and watching his nephew, Travis, race stock cars. He also enjoyed going on many fishing trips to Canada. Warren was a member of Mansfield Lutheran Church. He had been a volunteer firefighter in Alden, and also served on the Alden Township Board for 14 years. Blessed be his memory.
Survivors include his mother, Laverna of Alden; children, Dyon (Wendy) Greenfield of Alden and their children, Ethan and Kate, Linnea (Mike) Petersen of Alden and their children, Riley and Ali-Jean; sister Mavis Chaloner of Albert Lea and her children; Chris Chaloner, Darren (Julie) Chaloner and family, Devin (Sheryl) Chaloner and family, brother Lynn (Jean) Greenfield of Alden and their son, Travis Greenfield and his special friend Gennifer Burgett.
Warren was preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Lyle; aunts and uncles, Lester and Ruth Greenfield, Gertrude and Ernest Hensche, Adolf Greenfield; brother-in-law, Phillip Chaloner and special family friend, Kenneth Puser.