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Reimer, Lizzie (1890-1964)

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<center><h3>LIZZIE REIMER</h3></center>
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Lizzie Reimer was born July 26 1890 to Cornelius and Elizabeth Funk Reimer, and went to be with the Lord Dec. 19, 1963, reaching the age of 73 years, four months, and 14 days.
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In March 1893 she with her parents moved to Oklahoma. They were among the first 13 settlers of the Corn community. They settled on the prairie where Lizzie grew up as a pioneer. She was able to obtain an elementary education in the Greenfield School.
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Her parents were charter members of the Mennonite Brethren Church at Corn. In 1906, under the ministry of Rev. John H. Voth, Lizzie realized her lost condition and accepted Christ as her personal Savior. It was through Eph. 2:8 that the Lord spoke peace to her heart. She was baptized the same year and received into the fellowship of the Corn M. B. Church, whose faithful member she remained till the end.
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She loved the Lord and his Church, and was called to serve as a Sunday school teacher and also in music. She sang in the choir and for many years in a quartet.
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In 1914 her father passed away. They remained on the farm until 1923, then because of mother's health moved into their new home in Corn. Lizzie faithfully cared for her mother until the Lord took her home.
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She underwent several major operations. Although she suffered much, the Lord restored her to health.
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Lizzie lived a happy Christian life and served her Lord with gladness. She was active in the Service Sewing Circle, and visited the sick and bereaved. Her one concern was for the lost, for whom she prayed much and also witnessed to them.
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Those preceding her in death were her parents and three sisters, Anna, Mary and Tena, Mrs. Dan Gunther. She leaves to mourn five brothers, Cornelius, Herman and Barney, all of Corn, Jake of McAlester, Okla., and Menno of Custer, Wash.; five sisters-in-law and a host of relatives and friends. &#8212; The Family.
   
Birth date: 1890
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 15:46, 30 June 2020

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1964 Feb 20 p. 8

Birth date: 1890 Jul 26

text of obituary:

LIZZIE REIMER

Lizzie Reimer was born July 26 1890 to Cornelius and Elizabeth Funk Reimer, and went to be with the Lord Dec. 19, 1963, reaching the age of 73 years, four months, and 14 days.

In March 1893 she with her parents moved to Oklahoma. They were among the first 13 settlers of the Corn community. They settled on the prairie where Lizzie grew up as a pioneer. She was able to obtain an elementary education in the Greenfield School.

Her parents were charter members of the Mennonite Brethren Church at Corn. In 1906, under the ministry of Rev. John H. Voth, Lizzie realized her lost condition and accepted Christ as her personal Savior. It was through Eph. 2:8 that the Lord spoke peace to her heart. She was baptized the same year and received into the fellowship of the Corn M. B. Church, whose faithful member she remained till the end.

She loved the Lord and his Church, and was called to serve as a Sunday school teacher and also in music. She sang in the choir and for many years in a quartet.

In 1914 her father passed away. They remained on the farm until 1923, then because of mother's health moved into their new home in Corn. Lizzie faithfully cared for her mother until the Lord took her home.

She underwent several major operations. Although she suffered much, the Lord restored her to health.

Lizzie lived a happy Christian life and served her Lord with gladness. She was active in the Service Sewing Circle, and visited the sick and bereaved. Her one concern was for the lost, for whom she prayed much and also witnessed to them.

Those preceding her in death were her parents and three sisters, Anna, Mary and Tena, Mrs. Dan Gunther. She leaves to mourn five brothers, Cornelius, Herman and Barney, all of Corn, Jake of McAlester, Okla., and Menno of Custer, Wash.; five sisters-in-law and a host of relatives and friends. — The Family.

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