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“I am sorry for your loss ❤ ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Cecily Holliday - Wichita, KS

“Sad to learn of Jim's passing. Good memories though.xBcx ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: John Hunter - Classmate

“Merris, I'm sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Although I haven't seen the two of you since Ossian High School days, I remember you both and good...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Denny Benson - Harlan, IN

“When I started work at BF I worked side by side with Jim. As I moved through the management lines, Jim worked my area. What a wonderful friend and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Richard Helms - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are so sorry for your lost. Know that you're in our prayers. Love you guys! ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Rich & Georgana San Giacomo - Leo, IN

“Dave and family,We are saddened to hear of your father's passing. It has been a long journey here on earth but rejoice that Dad is in the arms of...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Scott and Laura Brune - IN

“Our deepest sympathies for your loss. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: David Sheron Sr. - TN

“Dave, Amy, and family, We wish to extend our deepest sympathy at the passing of your father. We both know how difficult it is. May God be your...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kratzer - IN

“Thinking and praying for you Denise, Pete, Rhonda, Carl, Elliot, Nate and Sissy. - Amber Turner ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Autumn Shatto - Fort Wayne, IN

“You will always live in our hearts and prayers. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jim & Cindy Roeback - North Port, FL

“May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad timePsalms 29:11 ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to James' family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending prayers for your family. I know he'll be missed. May you have the peace of God during this time of sorrow. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Chevillot - Clearwater, FL

“I'm so very sorry for the families loss. I will always have fond memories of Jim from years past. From driving me & Ronda to football games to watch...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Kim Hughes - Oklahoma City, OK

“Deepest Sympathy to Merris, Ronda and the entire Reimschisel family. Jim always had a kind smile for me. He will truly be missed. God Bless you all...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: gretta childress - Harmony, IN

James D. Reimschisel, 78, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Bluffton, IN, James graduated from Ossian High School in 1958. He worked with Goodrich for 44 years, retiring in 2005 and also worked as a mechanic. He was a member of Fellowship Missionary Church. Surviving are his wife, Merris Reimschisel of Fort Wayne; children, David (Amy) Reimschisel of Leo, IN, Kristy Reimschisel of New Haven, IN, Denise (Pete) Prowant of Fort Wayne, Dennis (Marcia) Reimschisel of Grabill, IN, Donald (Kim) Reimschisel of Fort Wayne, and Ronda (Carl) Hopkins of Fort Wayne; 15 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, Roger (Bertie) Reimschisel of Andover, KS; and brother, Max (Judy) Reimschisel of Augusta, KS. James was preceded in death by his son William Reimschisel; grandson, Zachary; parents, David and Marjorie Reimschisel; and brothers, Dale, John, and Robert Reimschisel. Service is 11:00 am, Friday, January 12, 2018 at Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 East Tillman Rd with calling one hour prior. Calling also Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Fellowship Missionary Church. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Fellowship Missionary Church, Visiting Nurse, or Lutheran Foundation Kidney Transplant in memory of James Reimschisel. To sign the online guest book, go to