September 23,1942 - December 31, 2019
Ruth Elvira Reimer passed away on December 31, 2019 in the Olds Hospital at age of 77. She was born in Rosemary, AB on September 23, 1942 to Svend & Mary Christiansen. She grew up on a farm outside of Duchess, AB with her younger siblings Bobby and Arlene. Her first job was as a cleaner at the Bassano Hospital. Later Ruth married George Reimer in 1964, becoming step-mother to Dianne and adding Susan and Craig, who joined son Gary. George and Ruth farmed near Hussar, AB until 1989 when they retired to Olds. Her retirement was a happy time, with wonderful friends met at church and the Evergreen Club. Ruth loved animals, crossword puzzles, and gardening and had a green thumb with all plants, especially African violets. She was blessed with grandkids Riley, Glendle (Sunni), Brett (Samantha) Mittelstadt, & Tara Reimer;
great-grandkids Nichole, Ronin, & Berlin. She was predeceased by husband George, brother Bobby, and daughter Susan. A Celebration of Life was held at the Bowden United Church on Monday January 6, 2020. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Olds Hospital & Care Centre. Heartland Funeral Services Ltd., Olds entrusted with arrangements. 403-507-8610 www.heartlandfuneralservices.com.