Lenard Greenberg, 89, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013 at his home.
Lenard was born in Evansville, Indiana on May 4, 1924 to the late Himan and Lillian (Cohen) Greenberg. He attended Central High School where he was a star basketball player and went on to play semi-professional basketball. Lenard served in the US Army
Air Corps during WWII
. After the war, he graduated from Indiana University
and worked as Controller at DeJongs for 25 years until his retirement in 1982. Lenard was a member of Jaycees, Elks, Central Turners and Fendrich Men's Golf Club where he scored his "hole-in-one" in 1989. Lenard also served on the Evansville Parks Board, the Advisory Board and was an avid bowler.
Lenard is survived by his step-daughters, Jamie Becker of New Orleans, LA and Jane (Dr. Jon) Perkins of Evansville; step-son, Terry (Beth) Chapman of Hatfield, IN; nieces, Sallye (Peter) Bleiberg of Belmont, MA and Gayle (John) Small of Wilmington, DE; nephew, Howard Fink of Evansville; special cousins, Jerry (Cheryl) Smith of Evansville and Charmaine (Harold) Malicoat of Evansville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and by his loving friend, Mary Lou Kassenbrock.
Lenard is preceded in death by his wife of 28 years, Vivian (Hunt) Greenberg in 2007; by his parents; and sister, Maxine Fink.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, September 30, 2013 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN with Rabbi Gary Mazo officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Sinai Cemetery where military rites will be given by the Retired Veterans Memorial Club.
Friends may visit from 10:00 AM until service time at the funeral home on Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Lenard's caregiver, Tim Almon for his compassionate care.
Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com