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Obituary: Wimmer, Jeff

WIMMER, Jeffrey Alan Jeff was born on April 1, 1965 to LeRoy and Sharon Wimmer of Spokane, WA. He attended Pratt Grade School, Libby Jr. High and Ferris High School. Jeff’s passion all through his life was bicycles-racing BMX bikes, mountain bikes, and road bikes. He moved to California at an early age and worked at various bike shops throughout Southern California. Jeff eventually became the founder and proud owner of The Wimmer Group, dba Studio Cycles and Bike Tek USA - a spin bike business named the fastest growing national distributor by Schwinn and Stairmaster in 2012. Jeff’s death was attributed to a motor vehicle/bike accident. He is predeceased by paternal grandparents Lewis and Lillian Wimmer of Rathdrum, ID; maternal grandparents Jim and Dorothy DeRosier of Spokane Valley; niece Kirstee Jo Adams of Layton UT; survived by mother Sharon DeRosier of Spokane Valley, WA; brother James Wimmer of Spokane Valley, WA; sister Julie Wimmer-Riley of Kirkland, WA; special aunt Diane Wimmer of Post Falls, ID; beloved Boston Terriers Felix and Enzo; and many friends throughout Spokane and Southern California. We will forever love and miss you. ba-deep, ba-deep My mom and I would like to thank you ALL for the kind words. We can’t even begin to express the sadness we have in our hearts as this world has lost a great son, brother, and friend to so many. Jeff had a BIG heart and always made sure those in his circle were well taken care of. Jeff was fearless; Jeff was a success; Jeff was NOT a wallflower. There will be no carbon copies. Jeff was “The Bike Whisperer” who was a mentor and “go to guy” to those in the fitness industry. Jeff was resilient, dedicated, and driven. But more importantly, Jeff ADORED his mom. Jeff was kind and funny and always had a prank up his sleeve. Jeff was a born leader. An entrepreneur who has forever transformed the spinning industry. Jeff was amazing. Jeff was my big brother. Jeff left his mark; a legacy if you like. Jeffrey Alan Wimmer will forever live on in our hearts. Jeff’s memorial service will be on Saturday September 28, 2013 at the Pines Cemetery Mausoleum at 2:00 PM.