Reimer, Irene Sarah

REIMER, IRENE wJanuary 31, 1938 – October 12, 2015
at the age of 77 years

A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Seniors’ Fifth Avenue Activity Centre, 170 5th Ave., Salmon Arm.

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Irene Sarah Reimer at Bastion place, Salmon Arm on October 12, 2015 at the age of 77 years. She is rejoining the love of her life Art Reimer who passed away in 2010. Irene leaves behind her children Darlene Sandau, Howard Reimer, Susan Hopkins, Sandy Linville, Sherri Henry as well as their spouses, her nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren and siblings Florence, Dave and Charley.

In her early years, Irene devoted her life to her family. In later years She was successful as a real estate agent, then after retirement she loved to work at farmer’s markets, volunteering at the Senior Centre and square dancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Irene’s name may be made to the Seniors’ Fifth Avenue Activity Centre.


  1. I was saddened to hear of Irene’s passing. We were Farmers Market friends…I was a recent widow as well ( she had known my husband as he had a sweet tooth and he always stopped to buy her delicious baking) Irene and I shared stories of our lives without our spouses. She was always so nice, soft spoken, caring , pleasant and generous. Once she gave me a cutting of a Bears Paw plant, and now when it blooms every year, I will smile and think nice thoughts of her. I will surely miss her. I was not aware of her celebration of life , would of attended . Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss..

  2. We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Irene. We would like to send our deepest sympathy to all the family.

  3. I will truly miss auntie Irene she was truly one of a kind will miss all the camping trips and dinners n trips to see my favorite aunt n uncle. At least they are together. My thoughts go out to all my cousins Sherri,Sandy, Susan, Darlene, &Howard. Love u all

  4. We are so sorry to hear of your loss, Sending our Love and condolences to you Darlene, Bill, Nick, Jamie and Jeremy and to the rest of your family too. It is such a sad time when you loose a parent, please take comfort in your memories.
    Love Ron, Catherine, Ryan and Hannah. xoxo

  5. So sorry for your great loss…..our thoughts and prayers are with you, your siblings and your children….I’m sure she will be missed as much as you will enjoy many good memories of her through the years to come…

  6. So sorry for the loss of a mother & grandmother . My thoughts are with you Darlene & all your siblings. Hugs.

  7. Our condolences to Irene’s family. Irene was a great Lady & will be missed. Sorry we couldn’t be at the celebration of life as we are out of town.
    Jerry & Lynn

  8. I was sorry to hear of Irene’s passing. I haven’t kept in touch much since I lived in Turner Valley with Florence and I regret that I haven’t. I often wondered what you all were doing.
    I hope the memories of your parents will be of comfort to you.
    Sincerely Doris

  9. Our deepest condolences to all of Irene’s family, especially my sister-in-law Susan, brother Ralph and their children Stacey & Rusty & families. Irene was such a kind, soft spoken lady, I always stopped and talked to her at her craft & baking table when at the Piccadilly Mall. Irene welcomed my parents and ourselves, to camp in her yard during the last big Mt. Ida Fire after we had been evacuated twice from 2 different residences….She is in a better place now….at peace and no pain….Hugs.

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