Obit: Jesse Reimers


Jesse James “Jay” Reimers 40, of Davenport died suddenly on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City. Memorial visitation was held on June 20 at the Bentley Funeral Home in Durant. A private family memorial service followed the visitation.

A memorial has been established. Online condolences may be left at

Jesse was born in Davenport on Nov. 26, 1979 to James and Deanna (Telsrow) Reimers. Jay graduated from Davenport West High School in 1998.

He was a certified fabricating welder with OK Welding in Davenport.

He enjoyed playing pool, cooking and gardening.

Jay is survived by his children, Presley Reimers of Muscatine and Toni Reimers of Davenport; his parents, James and Deanna Reimers of Davenport; sister, JoDee (Ally) Malone of Rock Island; brother, Jeffrey Reimers of Davenport; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.