HURON — Lisa Johnson, 49, of Huron, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at her home.
Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish with burial at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Grandview Cemetery, rural Chamberlain. Visitation with family present will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish with a scripture and rosary service at 8 p.m.; or Friday morning one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Welter Funeral Home of Huron.
Lisa Marie Reimer was born to William C. and Mary Frances (Olinger) Reimer on Nov. 3, 1964, in Chamberlain. She graduated from Chamberlain High School in 1983; she attended South Dakota State University from 1983 to 1987, graduating with a double major in Ag Marketing and Ag Journalism.
Following graduation she moved to Denver, Colo., where she was employed by the North American Limousine Association until 1989 when she moved to Silverthorne, Colo., where she worked at Summit Co. Bank until 1989, then worked as the office manager of Colorado First Construction until 1995. She then returned to Chamberlain and worked at Register Lakota Printing until 1997, when she moved to Huron. She started her own business, Cowmania Creations, in 1997, so she could stay at home with her children. In 2004, she sold Cowmania Creations, and then worked for Legend Seeds in De Smet from 2004 to 2005. She worked at Farm Service Agency in the Federal Building in Huron from 2006 until the present as an Administrative Specialist.
She enjoyed all of her children’s activities including showing cattle, sheep, rodeo, wrestling, football, soccer and volleyball.
She was a member of 4-H for 11 years; FFA member; 1985 Miss South Dakota Stockgrower; SDSU Alpha Gamma Rho RhoMates, 4-H Leaders Association; Chair of Buchanan PTAO; Chair of Huron Wrestling Club; President of Tiger Roar; chaired U-Fit-It at SD State Fair; Holy Trinity Catholic Parish; taught CCE at Holy Trinity; involved with SD Jr Simmental and SD Jr Hereford Associations.
She is survived by her husband, Gary, of Huron; two children, Courtney and Jeremiah; three siblings, Steve (Elaine) Reimer of Chamberlain, Janelle (Gerald) Bischoff of Huron, and Kathy (Pete) Torres of Atlanta, Ga.; and her mother, Mary Frances Reimer of Chamberlain.
She was preceded in death by her father, William C. Reimer; paternal grandparents, Pete and Dora Reimer; and maternal grandparents, Joe and Clara Olinger.
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