Carol Ann Greiner

September 26, 1929January 4, 2020

Carol Ann Greiner, 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 4th, 2020, at Mary Greeley in Ames, Iowa. Visitation will be held at 9:30 A.M. on Thursday, January 9th, 2020 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Services will follow at 10:30 A.M. Burial will take place in Chicago, Illinois.

Carol was born on September 26th, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to William and Helen Kuetemeyer. She attended Iowa State College and was the secretary of the sorority Kappa Delta. She graduated from Iowa State College in 1951 with a degree in journalism and studied in chemistry. Briefly after college she worked at Argon National Laboratory in Chicago. Carol was united in marriage to John David Greiner on June 18th, 1960. She was employed by Iowa State University as an editor for the Extension and Experiment Station Publications.

Carol was a member of the St. Cecilia Catholic Church circle. She volunteered at Mary Greely hospital and Ames Public Library. Carol was an avid reader, enjoyed playing bridge with her good friends, and having lunch with the Riverside Ladies.

Carol is survived by her three children, Jacqueline, John (Lia), and Carl (Sue) Greiner; her five grandchildren, Kassidy, Kale, Shane, Kimberly, and Michael Greiner; her sister, June (Robert Monz) Johnson; and nephews, Steven, Nathan, and William Johnson. Carol is preceded in death by her husband, John Greiner, and her parents, William and Helen Kuetemeyer.

Memorials can be directed to the Ames Public Library.


  • Ames Public Library


  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 9, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, January 9, 2020


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Wendy DeMatto

January 7, 2020

So sad to hear of Carol's passing. She was a sweet lady with a fun sense of humor. She was one of our cherished volunteers here at Mary Greeley for many years. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ~ Wendy DeMatto, Volunteer Coordinator at Mary Greeley Medical Center