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Hubert J. Greiner

March 11, 1947 — January 3, 2022

KEOTA-Hubert J. Greiner, age 74, of Keota, died Monday, January 3, 2022, at Keota Health Care Center.
Hubert was born March 11, 1947, in Ottumwa, to James and Darlene (Clarahan) Greiner. He attended Ss. Peter and Paul School and graduated from Keota High School in 1966. Hubert served in the Army Reserves from 1966 until 1972. On September 7, 1974, he married Melissia Laffoon at Ss. Peter and Paul Church. A lifelong resident of Keokuk County, Hubert farmed in the Talleyrand area. He was a member of Holy Trinity Parish, Keokuk County Cattlemen and Limousin Association. Hubert especially enjoyed raising Limousin cattle and being active in 4-H.
Survivors include his wife: Melissia of Keota; four children: James Greiner of Keota, Ginny (Jeff) Plucar of Belle Plaine, Jeremiah (Anna) Greiner of Mt. Pleasant and Josh (Sarah) Greiner of Keota; eight grandchildren: Loren, Landyn, Aidan, Evan, Jackson, Chloe, Wyatt and Cooper; four sisters: Janice (Ray) Doud of Schaumburg, Illinois, Linda (Terry) Powers of Ottumwa, Joyce (Chuck) Dayton of Marion, Iowa and Marlene Greiner of St. Louis, Missouri; three brothers: Eugene (Karen) Greiner of Keota, Leon (Toni) Greiner of Keota and Marion (Lisa) Greiner of Indian Trail, North Carolina and brother-in-law: Don Rowland of Albia. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister: Diana Rowland.

Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022, at Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota, with Rev. Robert Lathrop presiding. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, where there will be a vigil service at 7:00.

A general memorial fund has been established. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Hubert and his family. Tributes may be made at

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm

Powell Funeral Home - Keota

203 S Green St, Keota, IA 52248

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Friday, January 7, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am

Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church

109 N Lincoln St, Keota, IA 52248

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