Aug. 15, 1941—Aug. 4, 2019
Francis Lewis Greenland, age 77, passed away Aug. 4, 2019, at the Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA. Francis was born Aug. 15, 1941, in Price, UT, to Francis and Simone Greenland. He moved from Ridgecrest, CA, to Longview in 1999 and lived here for 20 years. Francis served in the U.S. Navy and then earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the University of Utah. He also worked as an electrical engineer and specialized in radar at China Lake Naval Weapons Center in California. Francis enjoyed reading and anything that engaged his intellect. In earlier years, he enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting. Francis was a man of honor and a man of much character and integrity.
Francis married Mary Lee (Johnatakis) Greenland in Price, UT, on March 31, 1962. He is survived by his wife Mary Lee Greenland, of Longview; daughter Mary Frances (Robert W.) Reed, of San Rafael, CA; grandson Nicholas A. Greenland, of Longview; and granddaughters Shannon N. Reed, of Pacifica, CA, and Melissa R. Reed, of San Rafael, CA. Francis was preceded in death by his son Mark A. Greenland and brother Rex E. Greenland.
A funeral service will be held from 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Steele Chapel Funeral Home.