Russell George Reimnitz, age 65, of Mitchell, SD passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014 at Avera Queen of Peace. Funeral services will be at 10 am Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dimock, SD. Visitation will be from 6:30-8 pm Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Immanuel Lutheran Church with prayer service beginning at 8 pm. Arrangements are under the direction of Koehn Bros. Funeral Home out of Parkston.
Russell, son of George and Anita (Gemelke) Reimnitz, was born on May 8, 1949 in Parkston, SD. He attended school in Corsica. He married Judy Herman on May 21, 1974. They made their home in rural Corsica where they had three children: Jaycent, Tawnya, and Katrina. He then remarried Gladys (Permann) Menzel on September 18, 1993 and gained a son, Scott.
Russell farmed with his family in rural Corsica his whole life. He was a heavily involved member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church. In his younger years, he participated in softball and volleyball. He particularly enjoyed playing dartball with his church family. Russell kept busy spending time watching his grandchildren's activities and his daughter, Katrina, coach.
Grateful for having shared in Russell's life are his wife, Gladys Reimnitz, Mitchell SD; a son, Jaycent (Jodi) Reimnitz, Mitchell, SD; three grandsons, Ashton, Austin, and Axel; a daughter, Tawnya (Chris) Pfeifer, Pierre, SD; two grandchildren, Riley and Raegan; a daughter Katrina Reimnitz, Pierre, SD; a step-son, Scott Menzel, Parkersville, WV; a granddaughter Chloe. He is also survived by three brothers, four sisters, and many nieces and nephews.
Russell is proceeded in death by his parents George and Anita Reimnitz.