Eileen Olive Reimer, 86, Lenexa: July 11, 1935 – May 15, 2022 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Eileen Olive Reimer, 86, Lenexa: July 11, 1935 – May 15, 2022

LENEXA, Kan. – Eileen Olive Reimer, 86, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Overland Park, Kan. She was born July 11, 1935, at the family farm home near Quenemo, Kan., the daughter of Gordon and Maude Vinton Gray.

Eileen attended Quenemo High School, where she graduated with the class of 1954. She went on to attend the Stewart Beauty Academy of Cosmetology, completing her professional certification in 1958.

On Sept. 4, 1955, Eileen was forever joined in marriage to the love of her life, Lester Reimer, at the Messiah Lutheran Church, Emporia, Kan. Eileen and Lester were faithful members of Messiah Lutheran Church throughout their lives.

Eileen was a beautician for 59 years, and the owner and operator of Eileen’s Beauty Shop for more than 50 years. Eileen and Lester moved to Lenexa, Kan., in 2017 to be nearer to their daughter.

Eileen will live on in the hearts and memories of her daughter, Darla Lange, Shawnee, Kan.; grandson, Matthew Lange and his wife, Heather, and great-grandson, Parker, all of Shawnee; nephew, Jerry Gray, Wichita, Kan.; great-nephew, Vaughn Gray, Mesa, Ariz.; and extended family and a collection of dear friends.

Eileen was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Lester; her parents; and her brother, Fred Gray.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. May 23, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1101 Neosho St., Emporia. Burial will be in Lincoln Cemetery, Lebo, Kan.

Memorial contributions can be made to Messiah Lutheran Church, 1101 Neosho Street, Emporia, KS 66801, or sent in care of Jones VanArsdale Funeral Home, 107 W. Sixth St., Lebo, KS 66856.

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