Ethel Mae Reimers, 90, of Ontario, died March 14, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center.
Her graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Riverside Cemetery in Payette, Idaho. Pastor Martin Frusti of Pilgrim Lutheran Church at Ontario will officiate.
Visitations will be from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel in Payette.
Ethel was born at Nyssa and raised in the Ontario area. She was the daughter of Seymour and Minnie McGregor Ross. She married Leland G. Reimers on Nov. 11, 1934. He died on Nov. 6, 1991. They were married for almost 57 years.
Ethel was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a homemaker for much of her life. She did work at Ore-Ida Foods for more than 18 years.
She lived most of her life in the Treasure Valley, living near Sumpter from 1970 to 1976 and at American Falls from 1976 to 1980. She then moved back to Payette and Ontario until September of 2002 when she moved to Baker City.
Her daughter, Betty J. Russell, died Sept. 30, 2001.
Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Carnahan, and her husband, Nolan of Baker City and Beth Travis of Boise; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Payette Senior Center through Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, P.O. Box 730, Payette, Idaho 83661.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 24, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor