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Obituary: LaRayne Reimer

LaRayne Reimer

It is with great sadness that the family of LaRayne (Jaster) Reimer announces the passing of their dear Mother on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at the age of 93.

Her visitation will be Tuesday, June 20 from 9:30 -10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., all at the Federated Church UCC/UMC, Carrington, N.D., with Pastor Rick Loewen officiating.

Clara Edwardson will be the organist. Hymns will be "How Great Thou Art," "Jesus Loves Me," and "On Eagle's Wings." Recorded music will be "How Beautiful Heaven Must Be" by The Gaither Vocal Band. Eulogy will be presented by her granddaughter, Jennifer Cook. Burial will take place at the Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, N.D.

Honorary urn bearers will be her grandsons, Matthew Reimer, Jared Reimer, Chad Reimer and Nathan Reimer.

LaRayne was born on October 18, 1929, at her parents' home near Sheldon, N.D., to Levi and Francis (Ludtke) Jaster. She was the second of three children. She attended country school and graduated from Enderlin High School in 1947.

She worked for the local dentist in Enderlin before marrying the love of her life, Robert D. Reimer, on June 12, 1949. They were blessed with 62 years of marriage before Robert passed in 2011. They lived in Fargo, N.D., the first years of marriage and then moved to Carrington, N.D., where they raised their four boys.

After Bob's retirement, they spent most all of their winters in Arizona enjoying life. In 2020, LaRayne moved into Golden Acres Nursing Home.

LaRayne was a member of the Carrington Federated Church and a member of the Church guild. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.

Her favorite activities were bowling, golfing, playing cards (bridge) with her friends, gardening and hosting friends and family for dinner.

LaRayne is survived by her children, Douglas Reimer, Bismarck, N.D., Paul (Christy) Reimer, Carrington, N.D., and Jeff Reimer, Bismarck, N.D.; daughter-in-law, Debra Reimer, Bismarck, N.D.; grandchildren, Sarah (Tomas) Chavez, Frederick, Colo., Nathan (Emily) Reimer, Mandan, N.D., Matthew (Tara) Reimer, West Fargo, N.D., Angela (Brent) Lucas, Bismarck, N.D., Jennifer (Andrew) Cook, West Fargo, N.D., Amy (Tanner) Henderson, Mandan, N.D., Jared (Nichole) Reimer, Mandan, N.D., and Chad (Shelbie) Reimer, Bismarck, N.D.; 16 great grandchildren and brother, Eugene Jaster, Greensboro, Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her parents (Levi and Francis); husband (Robert); son (Randy) and sister (Priscilla).

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the Carrington Cemetery (PO Box 355, Carrington, ND, 58421) in memory of LaRayne or a charity of your choice in memory of LaRayne.

Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Carrington and New Rockford, N.D.

 
 
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