Walter Edward Reimers

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Walter Edward Reimers of Leasburg, Missouri was born on February 28, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri to the union of Walter C. and Clara (Greishaber) Reimers. He left from this life on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at his home at the age of 86 years.

Walter was united in marriage to Lorraine L. Deschaine on November 26, 1955 in Houlton, Maine and to this union five children were born Lori, Karen, Gary, Brian and David.

Walter honorably served his country in United States Air Force during the Korean War. He retired from McDonnell-Douglas as a Parts Inspector, after 32 years of dedicated service. He spent many countless hours and days mentoring, coaching, refereeing and judging Amateur Boxing in St. Louis. His love for his family, especially his grandchildren will never be forgotten.

Walter is preceded in death by his parents Walter C. and Clara (Greishaber) Reimers; wife Lorraine L. Reimers; one daughter Lori Reimers.

Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy are his four children Karen and husband Donald Kunar of Daytona Beach, Florida, Gary Reimers of Leasburg, Missouri, Brian Reimers of Wright City, Missouri, David and wife Erin Reimers of St. Charles, Missouri; six grandchildren David and wife Rebecca Reimers, Ashley and husband Jordan Broviak, Jacob and wife Olivia Reimers, Brett Reimers, Kristen and husband Thorsten Walter, Matthew Oakley; five great-grandchildren Bryce, Emily, Cami, Xiomara and Bailey; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many friends.

Visitation was held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Mizell Funeral Home, 904 W. Washington St., Cuba, Missouri.

Graveside service was held on Saturday. March 21, 2020 1:30 p.m. at Valle Spring Cemetery, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri with full military honors.

If desired, memorials would be appreciated to the American Heart Association.

The Mizell Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Reimers family.

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