Geri Turner passed away peacefully on July 14th at the age of 82. She was surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Kober Funeral Home in Vermillion on Monday, July 25th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
Geri was born in Chicago, Illinois to Stanley Wiszowaty and Josephine Przybylski. She lost her mother at the age of four. Her dad married Genevieve Schielka and she became the mother who raised her. During her senior year in high school, she met a young solider who was stationed in Chicago. A month after graduating from high school, they were married and moved to South Dakota. She spent the next 63 years there raising a family, working in the banking & insurance industry, building friendships, socializing, snowmobiling, boating, camping, playing cards, and always willing to lend a helping hand.