Gary Geier, 63, formerly of Roscoe, SD and Watertown, SD, died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Saturday at St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church in Roscoe with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy Prayer at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Morningside Cemetery in Roscoe.
Visitation is 5-7:00 PM Friday at Gramm Funeral Home, 720 N. 6th Street, in Ipswich and starting at 9:30 AM on Saturday at the church in Roscoe.
Gary was born to Wendelin and Magdalena (Malsam) Geier in Aberdeen, SD. He was raised on the family farm and attended school in Roscoe, graduating from Roscoe High School in 1972. Following graduation he attended Lake Area Vo-Tech and embarked on a career in carpentry.
He married Judy Wiley on May 27, 1989. They made their home in Watertown before moving to Sioux Falls in 2011.
Gary will be remembered for his kind and giving heart, sense of humor, creative abilities and love of nature. He was a brave warrior in his battle against cancer.
Gary is survived by his wife, Judy; son, Paul VanDenHul; grandson, Jaicye; mother, Magdalena of Bethesda Home in Aberdeen; five brothers, Donald of Huron, SD, Michael of Castle Rock, Co, David of Denver, CO, Bruce (Cindy) of Watertown, SD, Kenneth (Carol) of Roscoe, SD and three sisters, Rosemarie (Norbert) Hoerner of Bowdle, SD, Margaret Unser of Aberdeen and Dorothy (Ray) Sanderson of Aurora, CO; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Wendelin; and three brothers, Adam, Peter and Charles.
Friday, October 27, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Gramm Funeral Home
720 6th Street North
Ipswich, South Dakota 57451
Saturday, October 28, 2017
St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church
605 Andrew St
Roscoe, South Dakota 57471