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Reimer, Henry E. (1898-1967)

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Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Mar 30 p. 5

Birth date: 1898 May 15

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• Henry E. Reimer, 68, of Hesston died at Axtell Christian Hospital here last Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Reimer at one time farmed in the Goessel community, moving to Hesston in 1940. For a time he was employed by the Hesston Corp. The funeral was arranged for Wednesday afternoon at the Alexanderwohl Church, with Rev. Aaron Epp in charge. Survivors include the widow, four daughters and one son and their families, four sisters and two brothers.

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 May 25 p. 12

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Henry E. Reimer, 68, of Hesston, Kan., died on Easter morning, March 26, 1967 at Axtell Christian Hospital, Newton, where he had been a patient since march 21.

Mr. Reimer, son of Peter Reimer and Eva Hiebert, was born at Medford, Okla. on May 15, 1898. He was baptized on May 12, 1918 and received into the Medford Mennonite Church. He lived the greater part of his life in the Goessel and Hesston, Kan. area. He was married to Maria Hildebrand at Goessel on June 2, 1920.

He had been a member of the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church at Goessel since 1921 and was a retired employee of the Hesston Corporation, Hesston, Kan.

He is survived by his wife Maria; four daughters, Olga, Mrs. Irvin Friesen, Whitewater, Kan., Edna, Mrs. Otto Eck, rural Newton, Ann, Mrs. Loren Fulk Hesston; and Irma, Mrs. Howard Wiebe, Newton; one son, Edward, Newton; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ann Reimer, Wichita; and 21 grandchildren; two brothers, Peter and Jacob of California; and four sisters, Mrs. Bertha Warkentin, Mrs. Anna Thiessen, Agatha, Mrs. Mac Amas, and Frieda, Mrs. Karl Ehoff, also all of California.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Milton and Elmer; two daughters, Martha and Betty, and one granddaughter, Jewell Faye.

Funeral services were held to the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church on March 29 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Aaron J. Epp officiating, assisted by Rev. P. A. Wedel.

The Mennonite obituary: 1967 Apr 18 p. 267

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