Hope Rimmer

May 12, 2023

Hope Rimmer, 95, of Milford passed away on Friday, May 12, 2023, at Lakes Regional Health Care surrounded by family.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, May 17 at 11:00 AM at the Spirit Lake United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Burial will be held at a later date in Kingsley. Online condolences may be left at www.spiritlakefuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the direction of the Robinson Funeral Home in Spirit Lake.
Hope was born July 1, 1927, to Charles and Frances (O’Connor) Funkhouser on the family farm in Whiting, Iowa. She graduated from Whiting High School in 1944. On April 10, 1946, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Rimmer in Sioux City, Iowa. Hope and Ken farmed and then operated a Montgomery Ward and JC Penny for several years.
Hope enjoyed attending the United Methodist Church. In her free time, she loved to cook and spend time with family.
Left to cherish her memory is her son Keith (Kathy) Rimmer of Lake Park; daughter Regena “Gena” Treganza of Boone, IA; six grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, her parents, sisters Dorothy Nickolisen, and Ada Baker, and Brothers Laurence, Melvin, Floyd, Glen, Neal, Charles (Scoots), and Frank Daniel (Bill).