Emile J. Reimer 1923 - 2007 Newton
Newton - Services for Emile J. Reimer, 84, Newton, will be at 2 p.m. today at First Mennonite Church in Newton. Private graveside services will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.Mrs. Reimer died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Kidron Bethel Health Care in North Newton.She was born Feb. 2, 1923, in Hillsboro, the daughter of Dan and Emma Schroeder Klassen.Mrs. Reimer was a beautician and owned and operated her own shop in Newton from 1947 to 1993. She was a longtime active member of Bethel College Mennonite Church in North Newton. She volunteered on social committees at the church, Prairie View and Kidron Bethel Village.She married Eldon Reimer on June 25, 1950, in Hillsboro. He died May 8, 1973.Mrs. Reimer was also preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Flickner.Survivors include two daughters, Denise Yoder, Lawrence, and Brenda Foster, Independence, Mo.; a sister, Dayle Unruh, Hillsboro; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Kidron-Bethel Healthcare, Bethel College Mennonite Church or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, 215 N. Main, Newton 67114.