Obit: Dyre, Godfrey (1909 - 1990)
Surnames: DYRE PETERSON VOIE LAMONICA SZEPANSKI OLSON JOHNSTON
----Source: TRG - Greenwood Library Scrapbook Collection,, 4/11/990
GODFREY DYRE (1909-1990)
Godfrey Dyre, 80, Route 3, Greenwood, Clark County, died at 7:15 a.m., Wednesday, April 4, 1990 at Neillsville Memorial Home, Neillsville. Funeral services were held Sat. April 7, 1990, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Greenwood. Rev. Richard Sorenson officiated and burial was in Greenwood Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Joseph C. Lamonica, Mark Lamonica, Travis Olson, Chad Olson, Harry Johnson, Duane Olson. Honorary pallbearers were the dart ball team that he was a member of.
Godfrey Dyre was born Aug. 22, 1909 in Greenwood to John and Annie (Peterson) Dyre. He was educated in Greenwood Schools. He married Olive Voie on Oct. 24, 1939, at United Lutheran Church, Greenwood. He farmed in the town of Warner, retiring in 1965. He then worked for Pathfinder Trailer Homes in Spencer until 1972. He drove school bus for Greenwood High School. He was a member of the school board for 20 years, was assessor for the town of Warner, served the Credit Union Board for 12 years and was president of the church council.
Survivors include his wife, Olive five daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Colene) La Monica, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Mrs. Donald (Joan) Szepanski, Juneau Miss Jane Dyre, La Crosse Mrs. Richard (Margie) Olson, Holmen Mrs. Dean (Arlene) Johnston, Marcellus, N.Y. and 12 grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, two sisters, Angeline and Hilda three brothers, Alvin, John, and Arnold.
Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood, was in charge of the arrangements.
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