Jacob Stephen Greeman, 83, Deering, formerly of Foxholm, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in a Minot nursing home.
Jacob was born March 22, 1930, at Foxholm, the son of Mike and Margaret (Thomas) Greeman. He was raised and educated at Foxholm and then moved with his family to a farm near Deering.
During his younger years, he worked for Deering area farmers as a farm laborer. He then went to work as an auto mechanic, first with Fisher Motors Inc., then with Auran Chevrolet, before finishing his career with Jim Ryan Chevrolet. He was proud of the fact that he had become a certified transmission specialist.
Jacob was once married to Theresa Longie. He enjoyed going to the Sky Dancer Casino at Belcourt. He loved to tinker with garden tractors and was known to build a snowblower out of combine parts.
Jacob's family includes: son, Stephen (Teresa) Greeman, Deering; daughter, Tina (David) Lemer, Minot; grandchildren, William, Kay, Jacob, Shane and Tisha; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Anna Salvey, Minot, and Rose Fredrickson, rural Deering; and several nieces nephews and cousins.
Jacob was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Elizabeth Greeman and Julie Baumgarten.
Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at 11 a.m., in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot.
Interment: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Foxholm.
Visitation: Today, Sept. 18, from 3 to 7 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Memorials: Are preferred to St. Mary's Catholic Church, Foxholm.
Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at (www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com).