John Greeve

Profile Updated: September 18, 2009
Residing In: Sherwood Park, AB Canada
Spouse/Partner: Carol
Children: Jared, born 1984; Rachel, born 1986; Emma, born 1995; Zachary, born 1998.
Occupation: Rail Car Mechanic
Anecdote from '79 Horizons Yearbook:

Frailty thy name is John (as far as women are concerned).


I wish!

Attending Church:

Ministik Community Church


Hi everyone,

It sure gave me a start when I saw my picture at the top of this page. Was that really me?? Lots of water under the bridge since then.

After finishing High School I thought I'd apply for a 'summer' job at CP Rail in the Mechanical Department. Funny thing...I'm still there! Railroading got into my blood and has never left. I also got married early on. I met my wife at church while we were attending youth group and things carried on from there. We just celebrated our 27th anniversary on May 22. Carol and I are still raising our family. We had the 2 kids right away, and then for some reason waited ten years before having two more. Our two oldest are in Montreal pursuing undergrad studies and graduate studies so we stilll have 2 at home. They're attending Cornerstone Christian School at Kingman ( find that on a map!), the same school where Carol works as a Special Needs Aid. Emma is nuts about horses and Zach is soccer crazy so we drive, drive,drive!!! We're so glad God gave us two more kids...they say it keeps you young, but not if the lack of hairs on my head is any indication! They sure keep us hopping!

We're very much involved at our little country church near South Cooking Lake what with music, youth and Home fellowship. We don't have time to get into trouble!!

Anyways, it'll be fun to catch up with in september. See you then!

School Story:

Does anyone remember Photography 20 with Mr. Huizinga? I loaded up a film canister with the ends of individual match heads, lit one, through it in and put the lid back on thinking it would just fizzle out for lack of air....SURPRISE!! A few seconds after I threw it in my desk the lid shot off and smoke was billowing out! Mr. Huizinga actually was a real trooper and let me off easy. The embarrasment was punishment enough!

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Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 10:38 PM
Zach and I this past weekend at Queen Mary Lake. Our first backpacking trip!!
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 10:38 PM
Carol visiting Jared and rachel in Montreal. In the background is McGill's University where Jared is completing his grad degree in Jazz. Rachel is at Concordia taking a double major in creative writing and philosophy. They're too far away!!!!
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 10:38 PM
Emma learning to ride her horse Nikita. We are confident she'll improve in time.