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William Harold Reimer
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1925
Howard
Elk County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 2012
Effingham
Effingham County
Illinois, USA

William Harold Reimer, 87 of Effingham, formerly of Decatur passed away at Lakeland Rehabilitation Healthcare in Effingham on December 29, 2012.
Harold was born January 30, 1925 in Howard, KS., the son of William and Artie (Reddick) Reimer. He married Shirley (Haslett) Reimer in Brownstown on June 2, 1946.
Graveside services were held Friday, January 4, 2013 at Macon County Memorial Park with military rites by Macon County Honor Guard.
Harold proudly served his country in World War II. He joined the army in March of 1942. He spent a total of 28 months overseas in Africa, Indonesia, Italy, and the Yugoslavian border. While in Italy he was shot and wounded. He lay outside his foxhole for an entire day and night before being taken to a hospital. For his service he received a purple heart.
He was a lifetime member of the VFW and the DAV and a past president of Eagles Lodge 3511 in Decatur.
Surviving are his wife, daughter, Charlene (Alden) Chandler of Decatur, four grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sons, Gary Reimer (April 30, 2002) and Billy Reimer (April 18, 2006) both of Decatur. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Christian Reimer (1893 - 1973)
  Artie Francis Reddick Reimer (1903 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Billy H. Reimer (1949 - 2006)*
  Gary W. Reimer (1951 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Macon County Memorial Park
Harristown
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Heaven bound
Record added: Jan 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103573116
William Harold Reimer
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