Abraham “Abe” Reimer of Bentley, Alberta passed away at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Rimbey on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at the age of 83 years.
Abe was born in Lost River, Saskatchewan on October 29, 1929. He met and was later united in marriage to May Hueston in Calgary where Abe started in the sheet metal trade. In the 1970s, he opened Abe Reimer Services Heating and Gasfitting in Bentley. Later he worked for Indian Affairs in Saskatchewan and Ag Canada at the Animal Diseases Research Institute in Lethbridge. In his retirement, Abe enjoyed moving cows, and driving tractors and combines for his son-in-law, Bryan Wiese in the Forshee area.
“His memory will forever be in the hearts
of his family and friends.”
Abe will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his beloved wife of 60 years, May; his son, Barry Reimer of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and his two daughters, Leona Cale of Red Deer; and Carol (Keith) Borlé of Courtenay, B.C.; as well as five cherished grandchildren and one great grandson. He will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his brother, Elmer (Shirley) Reimer of Calgary; his two sisters, Faye Conkling (Ken Black) of Okotoks; and LaVera (Nes) Davison of High River; his son-in-law, Bryan Wiese of Bentley; in addition to several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Abe was predeceased by his parents, Helen and Gerhard; and his daughter, Gloria in 2010.
A Private Family Graveside Service in Celebration of Abe’s Life was held at the Bentley Cemetery, Bentley on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Abe’s Memory may be made directly to the David Thompson Health Trust, c/o Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0.
Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Burial Arrangements for the Late Abraham “Abe” Reimer
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