Janice Lynn Reimer, 89, died Thursday, June 16, 2022, at her home in Hesston. She was born May 11, 1933, in Newton. She graduated from Arkansas City High School and then attended Nurses Training at Stormont Vail in Topeka. Janice married LeRoy Reimer of Goessel in January 1955.
This marriage was blessed with four boys, Tim, Tom, James and John. The majority of Janice’s career was spent in nursing, first for Dr. Olson in Newton and then at Newton Medical Hospital. In 1962, she became the director of nursing and first RN at Schowalter Villa and ended her nursing career as a hospice nurse for Harvey County.
After retirement, Janice enjoyed serving in the church, spending time with family and friends, needlework and all kinds of handwork. In her later years, Janice enjoyed following her grandkids’ activities, traveling with LeRoy and outings with friends. Spending time with her family gave her the greatest joy. Janice was a spiritual mom to many people. She has had a profound influence on not only her family, but many others, as well.
She is survived by sons Tim and wife Annie of Hesston, Tom and wife Gretchen of Hesston, James and wife Piper of Prairie Village, and John and wife Cindy of Hesston, and eight grandchildren.
A private family burial will be on Saturday, June 25. A celebration service will be at 10:30 a.m., July 9 at Hesston MB Church.
Memorials are suggested to Good Shepherd Hospice, in care of Petersen Funeral Home, or Hesston MB church.