John T. Green

October 31, 1929 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 90)


John T. Green, 90, of Eldridge, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Eldridge.  Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Chambers Funeral Home in Eldridge.  Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to the family.  A luncheon will be announced during the funeral service.

He was born October 31, 1929 in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son Raymond & Lola (Hard) Green.  John served in the United States Army from 1951-52 and received a Purple Heart for his service.  He was united in marriage to Alice M. Bowen on September 17, 1954 in Clinton, Iowa.  

John was a crane operator for many years with the Corps of Engineers and had also worked out of Rock Island, Illinois.  He enjoyed fishing in earlier years and was a life-long camper.  He was known to self-learn many things and was relied on for help from friends and family.  A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he enjoyed the time he spent with his family.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Alice; his daughters, Cassandra (Jim) Ferrel of Eldridge, Gayle Bennett of Eldridge and Lori (Rick) Swanson of Park View, Iowa; his sons, John (Sandra) Green Jr. of Eldridge and Donald (Jodi) Green of Stoddard, Wisconsin; sixteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and his sister, Margaret Allen of Missouri.

John was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Carol McCarty; his son-in-law, Jim Bennett; and his great-granddaughter, Willow Ferrel

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June 24, 2020

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Chambers Funeral Home
130 N. 2nd St.
Eldridge, Iowa 52748

Funeral Service
June 24, 2020

12:00 PM
Cornerstone Baptist Church (Eldridge)

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