Dale E. Reimer, age 74, of Elgin, IL, passed away, surrounded by his loving family, on May 27, 2016.  Dale was born July 5, 1941 to the loving parents of Edwin and Lorretta Reimer.

Dale was born and raised in Elgin, and he graduated as a member of the Class of 1959 at Elgin High School.  He married his high school sweetheart, Ann Sharon, and together they raised a wonderful family.

Following graduation, Dale worked for his father and uncle on the family farm and as a truck driver for Reimer Brothers, hauling grain and livestock.  He later worked as a driver for EZ Loader Boat Trailer, going on to become Plant Foreman.  After the Luxury Tax was passed and boat sales fell, he went to work for Ace Hardware, where he enjoyed helping customers with their projects.  Dale then returned to work as a driver for Elgin Paper, and enjoyed having weekends off.

In his spare time, Dale enjoyed DIY projects and spending time outdoors, especially gardening, camping, fishing, boating and hunting.  Dale loved spending time with family and traveling to Florida and Wisconsin to visit his beloved granddaughter and great-grandchildren.

He is proceed in death by his sister Marilyn Busche

Dale is survived by his loving wife, Ann Sharon; sons Kenneth and Keith (Kathy) Reimer; granddaughter Kira (Heath) Hover; great-grandchildren, Orion, Adalynn, Signey, Celiah, and Finnley; sister Linnita Warrington, and Sister-in-Law Margaret Grant.

Visitation will be 4-7:00PM Friday, June 3, 2016, with service to follow at 7:00PM at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin, IL 60120.  Interment will be private.  For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit www.symondsmadisonfuneralhome.com.

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