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Ira Wesley 'Wes' Rimel


Ira Wesley "Wes" Rimel, 93, died in Junction City, Ore., on July 13, 2014, following a brief illness, after having spent a year near his family in Eugene. A Wibaux native, he had been living in St. Marie until June 2013.

The memorial service will be held in Armitage Park in Eugene at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9. Ashes will be buried in Wibaux in the future.

He was born on Jan. 10, 1921, to Ira "Dice" Rimel and Hazel "Barbara" Rimel née Webber in Wibaux. He graduated from Wibaux County High School in 1939, served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and enlisted in the Navy after Pearl Harbor....

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