Eldon “Joe” Reimers, age 73, of Correctionville, passed away on Monday, January 06, 2020 at his home of Correctionville. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at the Correctionville Community Center of Correctionville. Burial will be held at a later date.
Eldon “Joe” Reimers was born July 3, 1946 to Erwin and Fern (Johnson) Reimers in Galva, Iowa and passed away in his home on January 6, 2020. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968. Most of his life was spent driving truck, which he truly enjoyed, and was able to do for over 40 years. He loved being outdoors and spent hours working in his yard and flowerbeds, and enjoyed feeding every animal that ventured onto his property. He was truly and animal lover, but his greatest love and joy was time spent with his grandchildren.
Joe is survived by his wife of 46 years, Donna; their son, Tim Hoaglund (Lynne Albano) of Leesburg, VA; grandson, Brennan Hoaglund and his wife Katie and their daughter, Harper of Cushing, IA; granddaughter Halee Reimers and her mother, Danessa Black of Correctionville, IA. He is also survived by a sister, Shirley Ward of Omaha, NE and many brothers and sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews and their families.
He was preceded in death by his son, Donny; his parents; and four brothers, Robert, Dean, Francis and Eugene.
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