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Janet M. Reimer

September 25, 1927 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Janet Reimer Obituary


Janet M. Reimer, 96 of Baileys Harbor, passed away Friday, January 12, 2024 at Hearthside in Sister Bay after a lengthy illness.

     She was born September 25, 1927 in Milwaukee and raised in West Allis, the daughter of the late John and Lillian (Teich) Stoll.  She graduated from Nathan Hale High School in West Allis in 1945. She attended the US Cadet Nursing Corp through the Milwaukee County General Hospital School of Nursing and graduated in 1948 as a “Registered Nurse”.

     On September 1, 1951, she married Donald W. Reimer at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor.  Don preceded her in death in 2001.  Janet worked as a registered nurse for Dr. Brook in Sturgeon Bay, Door County Home Care and Porter-Kiehnau Home Care.  She and her husband Don worked in the cherry industry owning their own orchards, and co-owners of Northern Door Cherry  processing plant.

     Janet was a great person to all who knew her.  She loved her grandchildren. Janet and Don had a great life and enjoyed spending time with their family, friends, and traveling together.

     She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor where she sang in the choir and served with the funeral serving committee.  Janet was active in the Baileys Harbor Women’s Club, and enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, playing cards, and gardening.

     Surviving family include her children, Dennis (Jeanie) Reimer, Karen (John) Beales, Sandy (Rich) Weisgerber, Lynn (Dennis) Anschutz, Sharon (Mike) Jacobson and William Reimer; 17 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

     Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Lillian Stoll; husband, Donald Reimer; granddaughter, Kendall Weisgerber; and sister, Nancy Wesa.

     A celebration of her life will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church at a later date. Janet will be laid to rest at Baileys Harbor Town Cemetery with her husband, Don. 

      “We are forever grateful and would like to thank Martha Coventry and her staff at Hearthside for their kind and compassionate care shown to our mother during her stay with them.”

     Casperson Funeral Home in Sister Bay is assisting the Reimer family. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of Janet may be shared with her family through her tribute page at

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