Elizabeth A. ReimnitzElizabeth A. (Burfeindt) Reimnitz, 83, Fremont, Neb., died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at Nye Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center, Fremont.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Fremont, with the Rev. Timothy Gierke officiating. Burial/graveside services will be Tuesday in Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery, Mitchell, with the Rev. Jerry Troester, Zion Lutheran Church, officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Moser Memorial Chapel, Fremont, with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Monday. Local visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Will Funeral Chapel, Mitchell.
She was born on April 7, 1927, at Selsingen, Germany, to Henry and Metta (Hoft) Burfeind.
She lived in Germany until age 2 and then moved to the United States and lived at Mitchell.
She graduated from Avon High School in 1945 and then attended Mitchell School of Business for two years.
On May 21, 1948, she married Gerhard "Gary" Reimnitz at Zion Lutheran Church, Avon.
They moved to Mitchell, where she worked at Northwestern Public Service and then JC Penney.
She later sold Avon and Tupperware and was a seamstress for many years.
On Aug. 10, 1979, they moved to Fremont, where they remained until Aug. 10, 1985, and then moved to Spearfish.
They returned to Mitchell on May 15, 2002, and then returned to Fremont on May 18, 2004.
She was a former member of Zion Lutheran Church in Mitchell, St. Paul's Lutheran Church and VFW Auxiliary at Spearfish and a current member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Fremont. She was a member of Lutheran Women's Missionary League at each of these churches. She held a number of offices at each church, including president of the South Dakota district. She also served as a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher.
She is survived by her husband, two sons: Larry and wife Sandy, Fremont; and Arlen, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter; Charlotte Schmid and husband Richard, Roswell, Ga.; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a brother, Alvin Burfeindt and wife Margaret, Avon.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter-in-law, Linda Reimnitz.
Memorials are suggested to Parkinson's Disease research or Fremont Area Medical Center Hospice.