Donald James Reimer, born and raised in Winnipeg, was the youngest of seven children born to Jacob W. Reimer and Maria Klippenstein Reimer.
Working in construction, he lived in various places in BC and Alberta, and was known to be a very hard worker who took pride in a job well done. From childhood Donald was high energy, intelligent, charming, resourceful, loving, loyal, non-judgmental and willing to help anyone. He possessed a quick wit and sense of humour, with an unforgettable laugh, and was an animated teller of stories and jokes. He loved his family dearly.
Donald is survived by Candice Bell, his beloved and devoted wife; his daughters Marcee Hansen (Dean Nickerson), Georgia, and Camille Paterson; his step-son, Taylor Bell (Rachel Rochon); Catherine Vilaneuve, and her daughter Annabelle Candice; his grandchildren, Morgan Hansen, Payton Nickerson, Anders Bell and Olivia; his mother-in-law, Verna Holmstrom Crux; his sister-in-in law, Jeannie (Terry) Prosser; and his brother-in-law Martin Crux. Donald is also survived by six siblings, Ruth (John) Robinson, William (Caty) Reimer, Bernice (Daniel) McDonald, Dorothy (Robert) Pitt, Edwin (Thora) Reimer, and Elizabeth (Barry) Litster; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Donald was predeceased by his parents, Jacob W. Reimer, and Maria Klippenstein Reimer; his niece, Amber McDonald; his nephew, Jacob Reimer; his grandparents; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.