Frederick John (Rick) Geyerman III, 70, Mitchell, died at his home Sunday, February 24, 2019 due to natural causes.
His body has been donated to the USD Medical School in Vermillion. No services will be held at this time. Memorials may be directed to SD Public Broadcasting or the Mitchell Food Pantry.
Rick was a respected entrepreneur and pivotal influencer in this community. He enjoyed many hobbies: cooking, reading, freelance writing, playing bass guitar and piloting hot-air balloons. In retirement, he spent his summers volunteering at the Prehistoric Indian Village Museum and his winters archiving and sharing historic community documents and memorabilia. He had a quiet, charming wit that was adored by many.
He is survived by his children John (Windee) Geyerman of Mansfield, TX, Alexandra (Joel) Ellis of Nashville, TN, a brother Randy (Maureen) Geyerman of W. Des Moines, IA, a sister Nancy (Satish) Arora of Tucson, AZ and two granddaughters, Sydnee and Paige.
He was preceded in death by his parents Frederick and Jean Geyerman.