Alexander Funeral Home-East Chapel

2115 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN


Steven Anthony Greenwell

September 17, 1948July 11, 2020

Steven Anthony “Tony” Greenwell, 71, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born on September 17, 1948, in Evansville, IN to the late Joseph and Dolores (Schminke) Greenwell.

Tony was a 1966 graduate of North High School. He was a Tool and Die Maker/Machinist, DoAll Salesman, and owner of Crown Tool & Saw. He was a 45 year member of Ducks Unlimited and Life Sponsor. He was on the Board of Directors and a dedicated volunteer of the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge. In 2019, he received the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge Volunteer of the Year award. He achieved the Department of Natural Resources Indiana Master Naturalist and DU Conservation Service Award. Tony was an avid hunter, fisherman, and outdoorsman. He was dedicated to environmental protection and wetlands preservation. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Timothy Greenwell, and sister, Dorothy Main.

Tony is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kathleen (Dunkel) Greenwell; sister, Sue Swenson (Bruce); daughters, Amity Greenwell, Sara Speicher (Eric), Olivia Westbrook (Wynn), and Elizabeth Mathew (Nick); grandchildren, Dylan Anderson, Alexandra Jackson (Jerrell), Kayla Tharp (Trevor), Kason Riffert and Ty Riffert; great grandchildren, Skyler, Amira, Praxton, Trenton, and Harper.

A private service will be held, with a Celebration of Life at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge, http://www.patokarefugefriends.org/become-a-friend.html Friends of Patoka River NWR, PO Box 217, Oakland City, IN 47660 Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderEastChapel.com.


  • A Private Service will be held. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


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Cindy L Jarrett

July 21, 2020


My deepest sympathy in learning of your husband’s passing. May the God that we both know and love grant you and your family a peace that passeth all understanding. May the memories made sustain you until the two of you meet again.

Shauntrece Deters

July 17, 2020

Kathy I am praying for peace and comfort. Tony although our time together was brief, I will never forget you.
P. S . I know you are doing something environmental in heaven, in fields of amazing gardens and visiting the southern national parks . Rest In Peace.

nancy hile

July 13, 2020


Please accept our deepest sympathy. We have great memories of our time together with him. Peace and Love to you and the family.

Glenn and Nancy Hile

Karen Weinzapfel

July 13, 2020

My deepest sympathy to you Kathy and your family, I will miss seeing him in the yard with Callie everyday when I deliver your mail .You are in my prayers!

Phyllis Fowler

July 13, 2020

I was so sorry to read of your husband’s passing. Please accept my condolences and know that you and your family are in my thoughts and my prayers. With deepest sympathy...Phyllis

Carol Smith

July 13, 2020

Kathy and family-
I am so very sorry for your loss and the pain you are going through. Tony “gifted” Glenn and I on our wedding day with a bowling ball chained to Glenn’s ankle! I planned for years on how to return the favor and regret that I never got around to it. Once, when I stopped to visit Kathy, I came out to my car to find a giant spider (Halloween decoration) resting on my hood. I left it on the steering wheel of his truck 😁. I know you all will miss him and his shenanigans, and I hope you know he will continue to touch your lives in many ways. I will think of him every time I use the human-sizes tongs he made for my fire pit!
Love you , Carol and Glenn

Christina Hillenbrand

July 13, 2020

Dearest Kathy, I am so sorry for your loss. I Love You and praying for you. Peace to your family. God Bless!

Susan Ruggier

July 13, 2020

My deepest sympathy to you, Kathy, and your family. May God blanket you with peace and comfort during this difficult time. He was taken from you too soon and too quickly but God needed him more. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Debbie (Helfrich) Collins

July 13, 2020

Kathy, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. My mom (Delores Helfrich Schroeder) remembers working with you for Reis Catering years ago. She said time helps heal your loss. Hugs and prayer to all of you.

Randy Bauer

July 13, 2020

Kathy, Joanie and I were so surprised and saddened to hear about Tony. He was such a good person and will he missed. Our love and prayers are with you and the family. Best friends forever!!