Greta Lee (Hanson0 Van Fleet
Greta Lee (Hanson) Van Fleet, 86, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Meth-Wick.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at Trinity/St. James Methodist Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories Stateroom.
Greta is survived by her husband, John; children, Steve (Gigi) Van Fleet of Cedar Rapids, Terri (Rick) Jendra of Chicago, and Michele (Bret) Blaylock of Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren, Jason Finney, Lindsay Hernandez and Jonathon Van Fleet; along with five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Denny (Jan) Hanson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and a grandson.
Greta was born June 8, 1932, in Cedar Rapids, to parents, Truman and Glennys Hanson. She married John F. Van Fleet Jr., on May 16, 1954. Greta lived a long, fortunate life. She worked 41 years as a ward secretary at St. Luke's Hospital in the pediatric ward. She was active with the Kernels baseball association, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001. Greta enjoyed gardening, yard work, ice skating and being outside.
The family would like to thank Meth-Wick, and hospice, for their loving care for Greta.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Trinity/St. James United Methodist Church, or the Meth-Wick Community.
Online condolences may be left at cedarmemorial.com.