In loving memory of

Lloyd Allen Reimers
July 28, 1949 - September 18, 2021

Lloyd A. Reimers, age 72, of Rochester, Minnesota passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN.

Lloyd Allen Reimers was born July 28, 1949 in Rochester, MN the son of Clarice Thayer and John Reimers. After graduating high school, he enlisted into the United States Navy in 1968 and served as a medic for both the Navy and Marines until his honorable discharge in 1972. He then joined the MN National Guard Reserves. He reenlisted in 1995 and served in the Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1999. Lloyd met his future wife, Kathleen Strickler, while working in the lab at the Veteran's Hospital in Minneapolis. They were married on May 4, 1985. They resided in MN and Texas. In 1999, they moved to Rochester, MN when Lloyd accepted a position as a registered cardiac nurse. He retired in May of 2013.

Lloyd enjoyed the outdoors, camping, and deer hunting. He also enjoyed the occasional trip to the casino.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Reimers of Rochester, MN; siblings, Audrey (Carmen) Pace of Oskaloosa, IA, Thomas (Sissy) Reimers of Ogilvie, MN, Don Carlson of Ogilvie, MN and Brad Carlson of Rochester, MN; sister-in-law, Deb Reimers and brother-in-law, Gary Copeman; also many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, John Reimers, Carol Copeman, Larry Reimers, Gregory Carlson and infant twin sister, Linda Reimers.

A visitation for Lloyd will be held 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A Funeral service will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes. A private family interment with full military honors will be held at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Preston.

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Maria Peterson wrote on Sep 25, 2021:

"Kathy, reading about your husband's death filled me with sadness. It is tough to struggle with such loss. Please accept my sincerest condolences. May you find strength and comfort by clinging to your faith and the promise of the resurrection. Here is a biiiiig hug for you from Maria Peterson, a Pax Christi parishioner. In memory of Lloyd I made a donation to Food for the Poor."

Karl Ness wrote on Sep 23, 2021:

"Kathy, so sorry for your loss. I am sorry I missed the visitation. Lloyd was such a nice, funny man and I still remember the fun time we had at Becky?s wedding. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ?Karl Ness"

Sheri Zenke wrote on Sep 21, 2021:

"I?m so sorry for your lost. Lloyd was a great patient of mine always smiling and in a good mood. Sheri "