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Obituary: Louise Reimers Mason, Columbus

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Louise Reimers Mason, 91, passed away April 17, 2014, at Four Seasons Healthcare Center in Columbus, Indiana. She was born March 29, 1923, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her parents, Harry F. and Flossie Gray Reimers, and her two brothers, Ralph H. and Robert W. Reimers, preceded her in death.

Louise was an Air Force wife and lived in many different places. She married Harold F. Mason on October 19, 1942. He preceded her in death in 2011. She moved to Columbus from Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, in 2011 to be closer to her children. She was a talented watercolorist and shared her work with her family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Laurie (David) Wright of Columbus, Indiana, and Michael (Polly) Mason of Lexington, Ohio; two grandchildren, Michael D. Mason Jr. of Columbus, Ohio, and Maureen D. Mason of Findlay, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Jane L. Reimers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; her oldest friend, Emily Andresky of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Her oldest son,  Bruce F. Mason of Clarkdale, Arizona, passed away in 2007.

In keeping with her wishes, she was cremated and will be returned to Ocean Isle Beach. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Four Seasons Employee Christmas Fund, 1901 Taylor Road, Columbus, IN 47203, or the Museum of Coastal Carolinas, 21 E. Second St., Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469.

Arrangements were made by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the Mason family at

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