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Eleanor K. Reimer

September 28, 1924 — April 4, 2016

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Eleanor K. Reimer, 91, Indianapolis, passed away Monday, April 4, 2016. She was born in Indianapolis on September 28, 1924 to Harry and Louise Weilhammer Richardson. Eleanor was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School. She was the vice president of Hittle Machine & Tool where she worked for many years before retiring in 2006. Eleanor and her husband, Robert, were founding members of St. Barnabas Catholic Church. She was active on the boards of several organizations, including the Indianapolis Civic Theater, Indianapolis Propylaeum, Meals on Wheels, Ave Maria Guild and the Indianapolis Zoo Guild. She enjoyed sewing and was a season ticket holder for both the Indianapolis Colts and the Indiana Pacers. Eleanor was preceded in death by her brothers, Joe, Ed, Harry and Bobby. She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Reimer; daughters, Kathleen Shank of Indianapolis and Barbara Glanz (David) of Crystal Lake, IL; grandchildren, Jeff Glanz, Tony Glanz (Jill), both of Chicago, Tim Shank (Denise) of Greenwood, Doug Shank of Boston, MA, Molly Shank of Monterey, CA; great grandchildren, Olivia Glanz and Jackson Glanz, of Chicago, Max Shank and Emerson Shank, of Greenwood. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 12 noon in St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Daniel F. O'Riley Funeral Home where prayers will be said on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. prior to Mass. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St., Ste 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209 or the St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove, 46107. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Friday, April 8, 2016

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

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