KEOTA-Travis Greiner, age 28, of Keota, died Sunday, June 28, 2020 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Travis was born April 27, 1992, in Iowa City, to Marvin and Deb (Clark) Greiner. He graduated from Keota High School in 2010, attended Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo and graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Technology. Travis farmed, raised hogs and sheep and worked as a mechanic for Greiner Implement. He was a member of Holy Trinity Parish, the Knights of Columbus, 4-H, FFA and showed sheep all his life. A very hard worker, Travis was willing to help anyone who needed it. Farming was his life - he loved the land and was proud to be the next generation in a long line of farmers. He enjoyed hunting and hanging out with friends.
Survivors include his parents: Marvin and Deb Greiner; brother: Wesley and sister: Tenley, all of Keota; many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Everett and Mary Greiner, Curtis and Lucille Shipe and Clarence "Potsy" Clark.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, at Ss. Peter and Paul Church of Clear Creek, with Ann Lillis officiating. It will also be live streamed on the Powell Funeral Home Facebook page. Burial will be at Holy Trinity Cemeteries - Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Social distancing and use of masks are strongly encouraged.
A memorial fund has been established for a scholarship fund for future Agriculture students from Keota High School. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation service in Keota is caring for Travis and his family. Tributes may be made at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.
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I'm sorry to hear about ur loss my prayers go out to the family. Travis was a great man and would give the shirt off his back if someone needed it thats just the type of person he was. Very honored to meet an exceptionally great guy.
Marvin, Deb, Wesley, & Tenley, please accept our expression of sadness at the death of your dear son, & brother Travis. So very sorry for your loss . Travis had a reputation of being a respectful & very hard workiing young man, a credit to his parents loving upbringing. Please let us know if you need anything at all. We are praying for comfort & peace of mind for you with the sure promise Jesus gave us of the resurrection. Hugs to you all... Noni & Larry Henry
Marvin and family, Kathy and I were sorry to hear of the loss of your son, Travis. Please know you are in our prayers at this difficult time. Tom and Kathy Perry, Mt. Pleasant, Ia
Dear Greiner Family, Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. We had the pleasure of meeting Travis a couple of weeks ago when he came to Colorado with my nephew, Blake, and friend, Eric. Immediately, he felt like part of our family. We had a fun afternoon and enjoyed the boys' company. Travis was truly a well raised young man who spoke highly of his family, farm, and career. Peace and love to you and yours. Chris and Carol (Bayliss) Jacobsen
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Travis, we are praying for all of you at this very difficult time.
Curt and Stephanie Kelley
Marv,Deb, Wes, & Tenley - please know that you are on our thoughts and prayers! Travis was such a well raised young man and so considerate of others - a true joy to be around whether it be just out and about or work related. He will be greatly missed by anyone that knew him. Marv and Deb, don’t hesitate to ask any one of us in the neighborhood if you need ANYTHING - we’re all here for you!
-Chris Hahn and family-
Marv and Deb , Pat and I are very sorry for your loss. Travis was a great young man and will be missed by many. Even though he is gone his memory will go on for ever. I remember his work and dedication to FFA and his work on the National Ag Mech team. His love for his sheep through 4-H and FFA projects was fun to watch as he grew. He cannot be replaced but won't be forgoten. God bless you. Pat and Duane Sprouse
Marv & Deb, cannot express how sorry we are for your loss, Travis was an amazing young man, Josh and Travis went from being classmates at Hawkeye to GREAT friends., always enjoyed his visits. In our thoughts and PRAYERS. Randy & LuAnn Lansing
Deb I am so very sorry and I truly can't imagine what you are going through. I'm praying for you and your family and sending you love.
Love and prayers,
Shirley Nagel Bailey
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Darlene Wright Baker Smith
Our condolences to the entire family.
Deb, Marv, Wes, Tenley my heart breaks for the loss of Travis. You all are a very close family and Trav will be missed. Seeing him grow up with Wes was fun. He took care of his brother. I remember the time we can to your house and Trav showed the kids around your farm. It was Jen and Casey’s first time on a tractor. Love and prayers are with you all!
Marv and Deb, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time for the loss of Travis. May God's peace be with you. Jon Leinen on behalf of Leon and Rose Leinen
It was a true pleasure to work with Travis at Keokuk Co. Imp. and then later at Greiner Imp. Co.. I got to watch him grow up into a nice young man and excellent mechanic. He was very passionate about his work. He was very blessed with talent that helped him be a owesome trouble shooter and problem solver. He will be missed by me and many others. Just remember he will always be in our hearts and memories! Ann Baetsle
I am so very, very sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to you. Pam Hammes
Deb and Family - My heart is breaking for you. I'm holding you in spirit, and I know God is holding you in His tender hands. I'm so glad I got the chance to meet Travis as an adult when we were at that wedding he was in a couple of years back. My deepest sympathy to all of your family. Joellen Jepson
Always liked talking to Travis on my sales calls at GREINER Implement. RIP Travis!
Our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers have been with you.
Marv and Deb I am so sorry for your loss. Travis was an amazing young man. Sending love, hugs, and prayers to you.
Marv & Deb-Ron & I are so sorry to hear of the loss of your precious son. I remember him as a little boy with his cowboy boots! Sending our love, hugs & prayers to you all at this difficult time.
SO SORRY MAY THE LORD WRAP HIS LOVING ARMS AROUND YOU ALL AT THIS TIME. HUGS AND LOVE BEING SENT YOUR WAY!
We are sorry for your loss. Travis was a special person. We will miss him so much at Greiner Implement. A joy to have around and our hearts break for his family. Greg and Terri Greiner
Sorry for the family lost
I cannot express how sorry I am for your loss, Travis was an exceptional young man.
We are so very sorry to hear about Travis. He was a friend and classmate to our son while at Iowa State. We had the opportunity to visit with Travis on different occasions while at ISU and we so enjoyed those conversations. He was such a respectful young man who was just a great farm kid.
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Carol and Tom Swanger
I can't find the words to tell you how very sorry I am for your loss. My heart breaks for you.
I'm sorry. So very very sorry.
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