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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: JoLinda Reimer

  • JoLinda Reimer, 76, of Marion passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Health One Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colo.
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  • JoLinda Reimer, 76, of Marion passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Health One Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colo.
    JoLinda was born June 6, 1937, in Chicago the only child of Wayne Gilbert Fox and Wanda (Vaught) Fox. Her mother Wanda was one of 13 children and the combination of the Fox and Vaught families resulted in a very large and loving family that is spread out across the country. Her extended family also includes the family in West Frankfort of her stepfather Clifton Hill.
    She married Robert H. “Bob” Reimer on Aug. 17, 1963, in her mother’s home in Robinson and together they have been blessed with over 49 years of marriage.
    She was a dedicated educator and a tireless volunteer. JoLinda retired from the Marion Unit 2 School System after 35 years of teaching and working with the Reading Recovery Program. She attended both the First Presbyterian Church and  First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ of Marion. She was a member of the Illinois Retired Teachers Association.
    JoLinda was a loving Mother, Grandmother and Friend.
    Survivors include her husband, Robert “Bob” Reimer of Marion; two sons, Kevin Wayne Reimer of Harrisburg and Todd Robert Reimer of Marion; and grandson, Jacob Robert Reimer of Harrisburg.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and her stepfather, Clifton Hill.
    Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church in Marion with the Rev. Wade Halva and the Rev. Bill Rucker officiating.  Burial will follow in Tower Heights Cemetery in West Frankfort. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.
    For those who prefer memorials may be made to the Marion Medical Mission, The Lighthouse Shelter or the Marion Ministerial Alliance. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Ill. 62959 and at the church the day of the service.
    For additional information or to sign the guest memorial register please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.

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