Henry D Reimer, age 88, died Sunday morning, November 6, 2011, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.
He was born June 7, 1923 in rural Meade, Kansas, the son of Klaas H. and Helena (Doerksen) Reimer. He attended McNulty country school in rural Meade. As a young boy, he committed his life to Jesus Christ.
On August, 25, 1948, he married Helen Dick at Buhler, Kansas. After his marriage the couple made their home in rural Meade County. He was a farmer, carpenter, and started the Reimer Custom Bale Hauling business with his sons.
Henry was a member of the Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Meade, serving as general treasurer, deacon, trustee, and church council chairman. He was very involved in the moving of the Emmanuel Church from the country to town, serving on the building committee of the new church and volunteered countless hours in the construction of the present church building.
He is survived by: a daughter, Kathy Kliewer and husband Phil of Atkinson, Nebraska
Three sons, Dave Reimer and wife Kay of rural Meade, Kansas; Leo Reimer and wife Debby of rural Meade, Kansas; Wayne Reimer of rural Meade, Kansas
14 grandchildren 5 great-grandchildren
One sister, Helen Bartel, and three brothers: Ben D. Reimer, John D. Reimer, and George D. Reimer, all of Meade, Kansas
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Helen.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at the Emmanuel Mennonite Church, Meade, with Pastor Ken Harder presiding. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will be in the Emmanuel Mennonite Church Cemetery, rural Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to Teens Living for Christ (TLC) in care of the funeral home.