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Barbara Jo Reimers: 1955-2018


ST. CHARLES — Barbara Reimers, 62, of St. Charles, formerly of Ottawa, died Thursday morning, March 22, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.

Funeral services will be at noon Thursday, March 29, in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at Oakwood Memorial Park in Ottawa with the Rev. Bill Baker, a cousin, officiating. Burial will follow. Visitation will be one hour prior to services Thursday. Arrangements are through Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa.
Barbara was born Nov. 17, 1955, in Ottawa, to Fred and Betty (Hamilton) Reimers. She was a graduate of Ottawa High School, Class of  1973. She received her BA from Illinois State University.
She was the U.S. sales manager for the Cayman Islands for 32 years. She loved to travel, loved the theater and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by one brother, Richard (Deborah) Reimers, of Effingham; a niece, Laura Reimers; and life-long friend, Michelle Bradley.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials may be directed to the Humane Society of the Cayman Islands.
Pallbearers will be Jim Reimers, Gene Townsend, Tom Ludington, Jeff Ginter and Doug Pearson.
You may sign the online guestbook and share remembrances at

Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory
800 First Ave., Ottawa, IL 61350  

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