Thomas Ostermyer, 71, of Burbank, SD, passed away on Tuesday, November 3 at the Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, SD.
Thomas was born August 30, 1949 in Sioux City, IA to Leo and Sylvia (Hair) Ostermyer. He attended School in Iowa, graduating from Central High School. Thomas married Vicki Cummings on May 11, 1991 in Sioux City; they were married for 40 years.
He worked in the maintenance department for a cold storage company in Sioux City and for the Coffee Cup truck stop in Vermillion. He and his wife Viki also ran a cleaning business called T & V Enterprises. He liked gardening and being with family. He loved to breed and raise rottweilers, loved watching westerns, wrestling, and old-time country music. He enjoyed feeding the squirrels and the birds and referred to them as their outlaws.
He is survived by his children: Marcie Quail, Andy(Brandy) Ostermyer, Shelby (Jared) Smith, Colleen (Jerry) Johnson, Stacey Conyers, 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren several nieces and nephews and a sister Shirley (Larry) Spreng.
He was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Sylvia Ostermyer, and his wife Viki Ostermyer.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Monday, November 9 at the Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s GarryOwen Cemetery, rural Vermillion.