Shannon Elizabeth Geraets


Geraets, Shannon, SquareApril 5, 1993 ~ September 12, 2015

Shannon Elizabeth Geraets, 22, Sioux Falls, died Saturday, September 12, 2015, at her home in Sioux Falls.

Memorial services will be 1:30 pm, Thursday, September 17, 2015, at Heartland Funeral Home in Brandon, South Dakota. Visitation begins at 5 pm, Wednesday, September 16th, also at Heartland Funeral Home, with family present to greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

Shannon enjoyed her time at the family business Happy Dog Boarding Kennels playing with the family dogs plus she was a great help to Jerry in the kennel. Another love of Shannon’s was racing. Her Saturdays at I-90 Speedway in Hartford were among her happiest times.

Survivors include Shannon’s parents, Jerry Geraets and Dianne Elizabeth (Anney) Yearous-Geraets, Sioux Falls; three brothers and two sisters; Matt Roan Eagle, Medford Oregon, Danny ( Becky) Geraets, Dell Rapids, Amanda (Mark) Lieble, Dell Rapids, Jeremy(Maranda) Geraets, Colman, and Angie Geraets, Sioux Falls. Shannon is also survived by eight nieces and nephew’s that she was just starting to know. Shannon is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Shannon is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Gary and Irene Geraets; her maternal grandmother, Betty Jane Hinkley; and her paternal grandmother, Zona Bender.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Shannon’s memory to the Sioux Falls Humane Society or in an effort to effect change, a donation to NAMI; the National Association for Mental Illness.

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  • sandy hollingshead says:

    Anney and family I am so sorry for your loss of Shannon. My thoughts and prayers to you and hope all of those memories help thru this difficult time. Sandy

  • Tracy Thorstenson says:

    Anney – I am so sorry to hear of Shannon’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Shannon will be missed. I am glad I got to see her at Walmart over the past few months. RIP sweet Shannon – I will truly miss you.

  • Jen Wullstein says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I am praying that in this darkness you can still find happy memories to give you comfort. God bless you.

  • Barbara Anderson says:

    It is so hard to find the right words, but I hope you will know somehow, my sympathy and very warmest thoughts are with you now.

  • Justin and Stephanie Wubben says:

    Our sincerest sympathy. You are in our prayers as you go through this difficult time.

  • Harald S. Julsrud Jr. says:

    Anney and Jerry. The Julsrud Family ( Darby’s parents ) extends our deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Harald S. Julsrud Jr.

  • Jackie Nash says:

    Deepest Sympathies to the family. Thinking of you at this most difficult time.

  • Deb Johnson says:

    Anney. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Shannon will be missed. May God hold you all in the shelter of his arms as you grieve.

  • Linda Ottoson says:

    I remember a few years ago working with Shannon on the Optiimist Christmas Tree project. She was always so willing to help and was a diligent helper. I enjoyed working with her very much and admired her. Rest in peace dear Shannon. Prayers and thoughts to her family.

  • Rick and Barb Hess says:

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Shannon
    She was a true race fan and we will remember her interest in Brock’s racing
    Prayers and thoughts to her to you all

  • Susan says:

    Anney,may God grant you and Jerry the serenity and peace that you need to continue on, one step at a time.

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