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Mary Reimer passed away Jan. 4, 1997.

She was born Mar. 6, 1918 to Herman B. and Anna Falk in Arkadak, Russia. Her father died when she was an infant.

The family immigrated to Hepburn, Sask. in 1926 where they attended Hepburn MB Church. The family moved to Yarrow, B.C. in 1934.

She married Peter Reimer Apr. 11, 1937. Her life revolved around family, gardening and sewing. She was active in volunteer work in the community and church. Her flowers often decorated the church. She was presented with an award of appreciation for her services to the church in 1987.

She was baptized in 1985. She loved singing in the German choir. In their retirement years, they enjoyed travelling, baseball games, card games and gardening.

They moved to Abbostford, B.C. in 1990. She is remembered for not being afraid to try new things and for her thankfulness in God's goodness.

Even during failing health, she maintained a strong spirit and enjoyment of life. She was comforted by Psalm 121.

She is mourned by Peter; daughters Betty, Evelyn and Diane; son Ed; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 brother and 1 sister


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