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Carl Reimers Obituary
Services for Carl Reimers, 83, Missouri Slope Lutheran Home, and formerly of Washburn, ND, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church, Washburn, with burial in Riverview Cemetery, Washburn.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Goetz Funeral Home, Washburn, and will continue at the church to one hour prior to services.
He died Sept. 15, 1986, at the nursing home.
Mr. Reimers was born July 13, 1903, at rural Washburn. He worked as a farm laborer in the Washburn area. He married Margaret Finneman April 27, 1929, at Bismarck. They lived at Falkirk where he co-owned and operated an auto repair shop. He then began farming west of Washburn and also worked as a coal miner in the Underwood area and was a plumber and painter in the Washburn area. In 1956, they moved to Minot where he worked in maintenance at the Minot Air Force Base. In 1966, they moved to Seattle and managed an apartment complex. In 1971, they retired and returned to Washburn. In 1979, they moved to Bismarck and in 1980, he moved into the nursing home.
He is survived by his wife, at the Kensington; two sons, Charles, Bismarck, and David, Bremerton, Washington; four daughters, Laurel Nelson, Las Vegas, Nevada, Jeanette Nierenberg, Wahpeton, ND, Marilyn Reimers, Fargo, ND, and Arlene Doepke, Wilton, ND; one sister, Agnes Soderstrom, Chicago, IL; 13 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.