Rickie Dean Schryvers was born June 21, 1964, at Platte, SD, to Marvin Dean and Patricia (Smith) Schryvers. He attended school at Wagner and graduated from Wagner High School in 1982. He graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell and then received his Masters Degree in Tax Accounting from the University of Maryland. He was a tax accountant in Michigan for a number of years and then was employed with the Charles Mix County Sheriffs office. He entered the US Army and was a Gulf War veteran. On June 3, 2004, he married Rebecca London in Las Vegas, NV. He was employed at Subway in Mitchell.
He is survived by his father, M. Dean Schryvers (Sharon) of Mitchell, his brothers: Craig Schryvers (Amber), Avon; Laine Schryvers (Leah), Avon; Dean Schyvers (Jamie) Bridgewater; his sister, Korie Schryvers, Mitchell, three step brothers: Tommy Yegge, Kimball; Casey Yegge, Kimball; Terry Spier, Ethan; two step-sisters, Donna Spier, Mitchell, Bonita Solko, Mitchell, his children: Nicolle Townsend, MN; Melissa Townsend, Mitchell; Bradley Townsend, Mitchell; Brittany Schryvers, Howell, MI; Elizabeth Schryvers, Howell, MI; Christian Schryvers, Howell, MI; Rilee’ Schryvers, Saline, MI; his grandchildren and many aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his wife Rebecca, maternal and paternal grandparents, his mother, Patricia Mae Schryvers, his sister Jodie Lynn Kramer and two nephews.