John Nels Remley
1928 - 2019
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March 15, 1928 ˜ December 13,

John Nels Remley, passed away on December 13, 2019, in Largo, FL at the age of 91. He was born March 15, 1928 in the village of Luck, WI. He was preceded in death by his father John Lawrence Remley, his mother Fanny Johnson, brothers Thomas, Kenneth and Robert and son Rodney John.
He is survived by his wife Sheila Laveil Miller Remley of Largo, FL, whom he married on December 27, 1953. Also surviving are his daughter Cynthia Laveil and son-in-law Kenneth Protonentis of Clearwater, FL, and many nieces and nephews. Also left to mourn him are five former exchange students from New Zealand, Brazil, and Chile.
John was a dairy farmer in Wisconsin for fifteen years. After selling his farm, he and his family moved to Vancouver, WA where he lived for over 50 years. He established a successful insurance business and decided to take an early retirement so he and his wife could begin traveling to many international destinations. He also became an avid golfer.
In 2014, he and his wife moved to Largo, FL to live full-time. A memorial service was held on December 21, 2019 in Largo, FL.
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 29, 2019.
Memorial service
11:00 AM
Palm Hill Country Club
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January 6, 2020
God knows the depth of your love and only He can bring the comfort your heart needs. I pray He will give you peace and strength as yo go through this time of grieving.
Lisa May
December 30, 2019
John's success working for Farmers Insurance was a standard few agents could achieve. He held the record for the most policies sold in a month for many years. It was wonderful that he was able to enjoy a long and happy retirement. My condolences to all those who knew and loved John.
Gary Ritter
December 29, 2019
Sheila, Marye Jo and I will be thinking and praying with you for your loss of John. God Bless
Larry Siewert
December 29, 2019
Sheila, I am so very sorry to learn of John's passing. Praying for God's healing Love to sustain you.
Bonnie Sabel Welte
December 18, 2019
A time when all were healthy and enjoying a good time together.
A time we will never forget John and all of you on our journey to the Holy Land.
Chet & Becky Klinger
December 17, 2019
Eternal Affection Arrangement- BASKET INCLUDED
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