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RIP: Donald Reimer

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Donald Sanford Reimer. Dr. Reimer is the uncle of Team Canada member Ross Reimer, Reimer Associates.

Donald was the founder of Reimer Express Lines Ltd. and Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Reimer World Corp.

He is survived by his children: Doug (Dawn), Jim (Sandy) and Kelly (Sydney); grandchildren, Jordan, Tyler (Arlene), Keegan (Alexis), Alessandra (Luis) and Arianne; great-grandchildren, Hudson, Annika, Isla and Marco; brother, Delbert (Noreen) Reimer, sister, Grace (Ken) Betzold, and sister-in-law, June Reimer; his in-laws, John (Betty) Olfert, Maryanne Olfert, Mary Klassen, and many nieces and nephews.

Dr. Reimer’s service will be held on Tuesday, November 21st at 1:30pm at Grant Memorial Church, 877 Wilkes Avenue, Winnipeg.

A reception will follow at the church. Dr. Reimer will be laid to rest with his wife Anne privately, at Thomson “In the Park” Cemetery, Winnipeg, MB

If friends so desire, donations in Dr. Reimer’s memory can be made to Ronald McDonald House, 62 Juno St. Winnipeg, MB, R3A 1H9 or Youth for Christ, 333 King St. Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0N1

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Reimer family.

Those wishing to contact Ross Reimer to offer their condolences, can reach him at

The complete obituary for Dr. Donald S. Reimer can be found at Dignity Memorial.

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