Service: A private family graveside service will be held.
Jeanine R. Geraets, age 91, died Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society Canton. A private family graveside service will be held.
Jeanine was born on May 4, 1930 in Sioux Falls, SD to George and Ida (Entringer) Greenough. She grew up in Sioux Falls, graduating from Washington High School in 1948. She married Leonard Geraets on June 6, 1963. He died in 1986.
In addition to raising her children, Jeanine spent 35 years at John Morrell, retiring in 1979. She loved cats, enjoyed helping on the farm, watching westerns and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl (Kirk) Rikansrud, Alice (Gene) Alhquist, and Pat (Stuart) Harms; sons, Doug (Deana), Jim (Vicki), and Andy (Kyle), 16 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; special caretakers, Connie Miles and Judy Zahn; along with numerous extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard; son, Dennis; and brother, William.