Aberdeen, SD-Graveside service for Frank Maynard Ringer, Sr., 75, of Aberdeen will be 11:00 am, Monday, July 15, 2019 at Britton Cemetery, Britton, SD. Pastor Rodney Johnson will officiate.

There will be visitation Sunday from 5:00-7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Frank died July 11, 2019 at his home.

Frank Maynard Ringer, Sr. was born November 22, 1943 to Kenneth and Ruth (Bendixen) Ringer in Britton. He grew up in the Britton/Kidder area. Frank worked at Melroe Bobcat Company as a Welder and then moved to Minnesota and was employed at American Hoist and Derrick Co. also as a Welder.

Frank was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Gentry on June 28, 1968 at Kidder, SD. They moved back to South Dakota where he worked at Webbs Inc. in Kidder.

Frank was a member of New Life Fellowship and of the Yellow House at which he received his 39-year sobriety pin this past Sunday.

Frank is survived by his six children, Scott (Kim) Ringer of Mesa, AZ, Frank (Tarassia) Ringer, Jr. of Okmulgee, OK, Melissa Ringer of Phoenix, AZ, Tammy Severson of Aberdeen, Mary (Scott) Fordham of Groton and Eugene (Crystal) Ringer of Mesa, AZ; 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Bonnie, Dawn and Patty; and brother, Kenneth.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife (2-15-1999), sister, Ruth and brother, Richard.

Casketbearers will be Frank Ringer, Jr., Frank Ringer III, Samuel Ringer, Eugene Ringer, Ray Bauer Jr., and Alex Bauer.

Carlsen Funeral Home and Crematory of Aberdeen has been entrusted with arrangements.