August 16, 2021 ~ 9 Elul 5781
Shirley (Ruby) Geer, died on August 16, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. The daughter of Sylvia and Jacob Ruby was born January 12, 1933 in Central City, Kentucky.
Her family meant everything to her, along with the UK basketball team, Coca-Cola, her prized chocolate cake, and a good deck of cards. She was an active member of Congregation Adath Jeshurun and was involved in many of their committees as well as the Jewish Community Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Steven and her sister Selma Kaplin.
Shirley is survived by her devoted husband of 63 years, Bert Geer; sons Jonathon (Cindy) and Ronald (Stacey) and daughter-in-law Claire Geer; grandchildren Carly Mason (Daniel), Brandon Geer (Alisa); Jason Geer (Julie), Jonah Geer and Lindsey Geer; Madelyn Geer, Spencer Geer, and Julia Geer; great-grandchildren Ruby and Lyla Geer and Poppy Mason and her sister Ann Leah Blieden.
Graveside services are at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Masks are required.
We are forever grateful to Cheryl Henson for the loving care, devotion, and friendship provided to our mom and our family.
Memorial Donations to Congregation Adath Jeshurun, or The J of Louisville are appreciated.