LeRoy James Reimer, 86, died Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Hesston, Kansas. He was born August 29, 1930 in Goessel, Kansas. He graduated from Goessel High School. LeRoy served in 1W service at Topeka State Mental Hospital. He married Janice Molzen of Arkansas City in January 1955.
This marriage was blessed with four boys; Tim, Tom, James and John. The majority of LeRoy’s career was spent in plumbing, heating and air conditioning. He owned Reimer Plumbing and Heating for 20 plus years, retiring in the early 1990s. After retirement LeRoy enjoyed woodworking and built many beautiful things for his family and friends. In his later years, LeRoy enjoyed following his grandkids’ activities, traveling with Janice and going to coffee with friends.
He is survived by his wife Janice of the home, son Tim and wife Annie of Hesston, son Tom and wife Gretchen of Hesston, son James and wife Piper of Prairie Village, Kansas, and son John and wife Cindy of Hesston. LeRoy and Janice have 8 grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Helen Dyck of West Plains, MO. Visitation with family will be Friday, June 23 from 6-8pm at the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains. A private family graveside service will precede the visitation. The celebration service will be Saturday, June 24 at 10:30am at Kingdom Life Ministries. Memorials are suggested for Haiti Lifeline Ministries in care of Petersen Funeral Home or Kingdom Life Ministries.