Our staff's commitment to you

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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Joseph T. Reimers Funeral Director

Joe is a 2005 graduate of Humboldt High School, a 2007 graduate of Kirkwood Community College and a 2010 graduate of the Des Moines Area Community College of Mortuary Science. Joe began working at Adams Funeral Home in 2007 and became a Licensed Funeral Director in 2011. Joe is married to Katie (Christensen) Reimers, who is also from Humboldt. They have a daughter, Ivy and son, Scout.

Joe is a proud member of the Ames Noon Rotary Club and the Main Street Cultural District, serving on the business improvement committee. In his free time Joe enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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Larry A. Schroeder Funeral Director

Larry was born in Boone and a lifeling resident, except for Mortuary College. Larry is a 1972 graduate of Boone High School and a 1974 graduate of DMACC Boone Campus. He graduated, Cum Laude, from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1975. He began working with his father, Richard "Sonny" Schroeder and uncle, James Schroeder, at Schroeder Funeral Home in the fall of 1975. Larry opened Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall, in 1986, to continue three generations of the Schroeder family in funeral service in Boone and the surrounding areas, which, his grandfather, Harry W. Schroeder established in 1932.

Larry is married to Darcy (Pervier) Schroeder, also of Boone. They have one son Timothy "Tim" Schroeder and wife Audra, and two grandchildren, Laural and Logan. Larry is dedicated to the funeral profession, and enjoys hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.  He is a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Knights of Columbus and Boone Day-Breakers Kiwanis.

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Randy Craven Funeral Assistant

Randy was born and raised in Boone and is a 30 year veteran of the Boone Fire Department, retiring in 2009 as the Assistant Chief.  He began working at Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel in 1997. Randy and his wife Kathi have 5 children and 8 grandchildren, living in the Des Moines area and Denver, Colorado. In his free time, Randy is very committed to following his children’s careers and his grandchildren’s many activities.

Joseph T. Reimers

Funeral Director
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Joe is a 2005 graduate of Humboldt High School, a 2007 graduate of Kirkwood Community College and a 2010 graduate of the Des Moines Area Community College of Mortuary Science. Joe began working at Adams Funeral Home in 2007 and became a Licensed Funeral Director in 2011. Joe is married to Katie (Christensen) Reimers, who is also from Humboldt. They have a daughter, Ivy and son, Scout.

Joe is a proud member of the Ames Noon Rotary Club and the Main Street Cultural District, serving on the business improvement committee. In his free time Joe enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Larry A. Schroeder

Funeral Director
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Larry was born in Boone and a lifeling resident, except for Mortuary College. Larry is a 1972 graduate of Boone High School and a 1974 graduate of DMACC Boone Campus. He graduated, Cum Laude, from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1975. He began working with his father, Richard "Sonny" Schroeder and uncle, James Schroeder, at Schroeder Funeral Home in the fall of 1975. Larry opened Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel, at Sixth and Marshall, in 1986, to continue three generations of the Schroeder family in funeral service in Boone and the surrounding areas, which, his grandfather, Harry W. Schroeder established in 1932.

Larry is married to Darcy (Pervier) Schroeder, also of Boone. They have one son Timothy "Tim" Schroeder and wife Audra, and two grandchildren, Laural and Logan. Larry is dedicated to the funeral profession, and enjoys hunting, fishing, and being outdoors.  He is a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Knights of Columbus and Boone Day-Breakers Kiwanis.

Randy Craven

Funeral Assistant
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Randy was born and raised in Boone and is a 30 year veteran of the Boone Fire Department, retiring in 2009 as the Assistant Chief.  He began working at Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel in 1997. Randy and his wife Kathi have 5 children and 8 grandchildren, living in the Des Moines area and Denver, Colorado. In his free time, Randy is very committed to following his children’s careers and his grandchildren’s many activities.