Virginia Lee Herrmann Reimer passed away on October 10, 2020, following a brief illness.
Se was the older child born to Frederick and Allene Herrmann in Eagle, Nebraska on February 23, 1931.
Peggy, as she has always been known to friends and family, graduated as the class valedictorian from Alvo High School in 1948. She completed the secretarial program at the National Business Institute in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1949. She became engaged to Orlin Reimer, they married on February 16, 1950, then moved into a small house in Palmyra, NE. By the end of the year, this young couple welcomed their first child, Don. Their Daughter, Chris, was born in 1955. They stayed in Palmyra until 1963, when they began a series of six moves over the years following Orlin’s career with Northern Natural Gas Company. Along the way, Peggy worked for Ministers’ Life Insurance Company in Minneapolis, and State Farm Insurance Company in Lincoln.
Once they were empty-nesters, Peggy was able to learn and enjoy the game of golf. For many years she and Orlin enjoyed traveling and golfing with friends in each location they lived. They were always active members of the Lutheran church in each city and especially enjoyed singing in the choir. Orlin and Peg retired to Bella Vista, AR in 1987 and remained there for 26 years.
In 2013, they moved to Lee’s Summit MO to be closer to family. She was preceded in death by her husband Orlin, brother Bud Herrmann, and sister-in-law Phyllis Reimer. She is survived by son Don (and Joyce) Reimer of Bellevue, NE, daughter Chris (and Larry) McMullen of Blue Springs, MO, seven grandchildren and spouses, 17 great-grandchildren, sister Lauretta(and Dwight) Taylor, sister-in-law Elizabeth Herrmann, brother-in-law Richard Reimer and sister-in-law Marlene Byrne. She also leaves behind numerous friends from every place they lived.
Her current church home, Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Lee’s Summit, was an integral part of her last years. Memorial contributions may be made to the church at 1200 SW Blue Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. A family service will be scheduled at a later date.