Mass of Christian Burial for Gerald Reiman age 77 of West Point, NE will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in West Point, NE with Fr. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Private family interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point and will continue from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the church, with a Vigil Service and Knights of Columbus Rosdary at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
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Gerald passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Omaha, NE.
Gerald L. Reiman was born on October 14, 1941 at West Point, NE to John and Verna (Batenhorst) Reiman. He attended Guardian Angels School and graduated in 1959. Jerry enlisted in the U.S. Army and after training joined the Army Reserves until he was discharged in 1967 after eight years.
On June 21, 1969, he was united in marriage to Janet Gates at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Beemer, NE. Jerry was engaged in farming northeast of Beemer until 2010, when they moved to West Point. After moving to West Point, Jerry held various part-time jobs to stay busy.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, a 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council #2272, and helped maintain St. Michael’s Cemetery. The grandchildren were his pride and joy, which meant several hours at their sporting events and school activities. The highlight of the summer was the annual camping trip with the grandchildren. They also traveled to numerous places across the country to visit family and friends.
Children and their families-
Brenda and James Bradfield of Beemer, NE and family-
Josi and Rennie Failor, Lucas and Madison Bradfield and daughter-Holland, and Sydney Bradfield
Pamela and Kyle Eisenhauer of Beemer, NE and family-
Darrin and Jacie Eisenhauer, Justin Eisenhauer, and Chase Eisenhauer
Tami and Johnnie Hillis of Michigamme, MI
Deanne and Bruce Toelle of West Point, NE and family-
Tate Toelle, Emily Toelle, Addison Toelle, and Mason Toelle
Jeffrey Reiman of Ft. Worth, TX
Jolene and John Wiesen of Fremont, NE
Carol and Al Hagedorn of Omaha, NE
Bernice and Dan Meister of West Point, NE
Richard and Rita Reiman of Lincoln, NE
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents-John and Verna Reiman, and his wife-Janet on March 19, 2018.