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 Clarence Leonard Greiber

Clarence Leonard Greiber

Birth
Sauk City, Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 16 Feb 1991 (aged 85)
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Section 3, Block 42
Memorial ID 101244424 · View Source
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"MADISON - Clarence L. Greiber, age 85, died on Saturday, February 16, 1991, at a local nursing home. He was born on June 11, 1905, in Sauk City. He was married to the former Mary Diebold. She preceded him in death in February of 1980. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1929, with a major in economics. In June of 1929, he accepted a position in the Business Administration in the State Board of Vocational Education. In 1942, he received a M.A. Degree in Educational Administration. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant, Senior Grade, in the Instructor Training Division. In June of 1944, he became State Director of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education in which he served until retirement on December 31, 1970. During the critical quarter of a century that Greiber directed the Wisconsin V.T.A.E. Program, he served also on the State Communications Board, the Board of Trustees of Stout State College, the State Approval Board for Veteran Training Programs, and many state and national education committees. National recognition came early in 1946, when he served as President of the American Vocational Association and in 1955 as President of the National Association of State Directors of Vocational Education. In 1962, he was presented with the Vocational Educator of the Year Award, by the Exhibitors at the 1962 A.V.A. Convention, and in 1967, he received the top citation given by the American Vocational Association. In 1968, he served on a congressional committee to study the coordination of federally supported manpower training programs. He authored The Wisconsin Venture, a developmental history of vocational, technical and adult education, in 1975. He was listed in Who's Who in American for a number of years and Know Your Madisonian. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Nakoma Golf Club, Madison Elks Lodge #410, Kiwanis Club, and Piscatorial and Inside Straight Society. He is survived by a son, Robert (Susanne) Greiber of Madison; two grandsons, Bridgete Greiber of Minneapolis, and Richard of Milwaukee; and a special friend, Ruth Olson. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Leonard and Marvin; two infant children, Mary Jane and Richard; and a niece, Virginia Schwenn. Funeral services will be held at BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2131 Rowley Avenue, at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, February 20, 1991 with Father Thomas Paulson officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call at the CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road, on Tuesday, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. where a Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to McArdle Lab for cancer research."

Wisconsin State Journal, Monday, February 18, 1991


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  • Added: 25 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101244424
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence Leonard Greiber (11 Jun 1905–16 Feb 1991), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101244424, citing Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Jade (contributor 46951936) .