Verna Dean Greenwald, 93, died January 31, 2022, in Columbus, OH. She was born on November 18, 1928, in Cleveland to the late George H. and Erma (Poole) Krause. She graduated from Kent State University in 1949. An English teacher in Wyandot County and Tiffin, she retired from Tiffin Columbian High School in 1986 after 30 years in teaching. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Harold Greenwald; also preceded in death by her brother, Warren Krause. Survived by her children Daniel Greenwald (Janet) of Iowa City, IA; Jane Greenwald (Robert Kowalski) of Dublin, OH; Alice Greenwald (Dwight Corn) of Foley, AL; grandchildren Renee Walker (Ben) of Germany; Jeffrey Greenwald of Iowa City, IA; Sam Kowalski of Dearborn, MI; Philip Kowalski of Washington, DC; Marc Zimmerman (Chaozhao Zhang) of Duluth, GA; great-grandchildren Lillian and Bradley Walker. She was a member of Hilliard Senior Center and St. James Lutheran Church. Friends may call at TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, OH, 43026 (614)-876-1722 on SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2022 from 1:00-2:00pm. with the Memorial Service following at 2:00pm with Pastor John Hood officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. James Lutheran Church, 5660 Trabue Road, Columbus, OH 43228. You may leave condolences and memories at www.tiddfuneralservice.com. The family requests that visitors wear masks, with no physical contact to protect everyone.