Richard B. Vermeulen, 77, of Sioux Falls, SD passed away at Sanford Hospital January 7, 2021. Due to the current pandemic, the family will hold a memorial service and celebration of life at a later date, so all of Richard’s loved ones are able to attend.
Richard was born February 8, 1943, in Mitchell, SD to Bernard and Wilma Vermeulen. He grew up in Letcher, SD and married Myrna Case on April 29, 1961. He worked for Terrace Park and later owned Dick’s Cafe. Throughout his life he enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling, golfing, and playing cards.
He is survived by his wife, Myrna; 4 sons, Tim (Amy) of Rapid City, Kevin (Lynne) of Mitchell, Chad of Athens, GA, & Dustin (Tina) of Chandler, AZ; grandchildren: Brittany, Zachary, Trever (Melissa), Kadee, Maloree, Luke & Ava; sisters Shirley (Harry) Northrup & Mary Jo (Terry) McGraw; brothers Ron (Lynette) Vermeulen & Gary (Maxine) Vermeulen; sister-in-law DeeAnn Vermeulen and a host of extended family and friends.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, brother Tom Vermeulen, and his beloved dog, Mocha.