Nancy Pribe Greenfield

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Nancy Pribe Greenfield died peacefully in her home at Village at Skyline on May 28, 2014.

Mrs. Greenfield was born on August 2nd, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri to Albert and Irma Pribe. She was a graduate of the Hinsdale School in Cincinnati, Ohio and of Connecticut College for Women in New London, Connecticut. She was married to William D. Greenfield (Maj. Gen., USAF) on October 21, 1942, who preceded her in death in May, 2005.

She spent the first 30 years of her married life living in various parts of the US and in Venezuela and Morocco while her husband served in the United States Air Force. She served as President and Honorary President of many Officers Wives Clubs and was active in the Red Cross overseas and in the US. She was a volunteer worker in schools for children with special needs. Her open and friendly manner enabled her to connect with many people from all parts of the world.

After her husband's retirement in 1972, they lived in Colorado Springs and spent summers at the family cottage in Frankfort, Michigan.

Mrs. Greenfield is survived by her son, William D. Greenfield, Jr. (Joan Strouse) of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and her daughters, Linda Sturges (Dave) of Glenwood Springs and Ann Greenfield (James Jacobellis) of Bedford, Massachusetts. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The family is grateful to the staff at Village at Skyline and to Brookdale Hospice for their wonderful care and kindness.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Broadmoor Community Church.

Memorial gifts may be made to Broadmoor Community Church, Brookdale Hospice or a .


Published in The Gazette on June 1, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Swan-Law Funeral Directors
501 North Cascade Avenue | Colorado Springs, CO 80903 | (719) 471-9900
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