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Douglas Manson Greier -- Rochester

Rochester -- The funeral for Douglas Manson Greier, 68, formerly of Rochester, will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington, with the Rev. Bill Blundell officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Colorado.

Mr. Greier, of Worthington, died Thursday (Oct. 10, 2002) at the Royal C. Johnson Memorial Veterans Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

He was born July 27, 1934 in Worthington. He graduated from Worthington High School and then entered the United States Air Force, where he became a pilot. He married Ruth Wyum on March 19, 1967, in Brandon, S.D. They lived throughout the United States and he worked as a pharmaceutical representative. The family settled in Rochester in 1978. The couple was divorced and Mr. Greier later moved to Colorado.

He lived in the Midwest in recent years. He attended American Lutheran Church in Worthington and was a member of the Shrine, the Elks, and the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed music, skiing, flying, boating, fishing, cooking, the outdoors and living in Colorado.

He is survived by his former wife, of Rochester; two daughters, Heidi (Aaron) Kingstrom, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Tammi (Tom) Health, Colorado Springs; one son, Mark (Kerri), Black Forest, Colo.; and six grandchildren.

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Friends may call from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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