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Garry D Geer

June 17, 1940 — June 8, 2022

On June 8th, 2022, beloved husband and father, Garry D. Geer Sr., surrounded by his family, went home to be with the Lord.

Garry was born in Macedonia, Iowa on June 17th, 1940, to Ralph and Edith (Cook) Geer. He was on the Rifle Team at Abraham Lincoln High School, where he graduated in 1958. Over the years, he and the members of the Rifle Team would meet for a reunion and remained close.

In 1964, he married the love of his life, LaCinda Stevens in Council Bluffs, Iowa. They were blessed with two children, Garry Jr., and Virginia. Garry worked in the housing industry which took the family to Oregon, Wisconsin, Texas and settling back to the Midwest in Laurel, Nebraska, where he retired from Heritage Homes in 2015. He and Cindy moved to Persia, Iowa in 2021 to be closer to family.

Garry was an avid trap and skeet shooter which took him to multiple competitions and trips to the Nebraska State Games which awarded him top accolades.

Garry was preceded in death by his father, mother, brother Gene Geer and nephew Tim Geer.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Cindy, of Persia, son Pastor Garry (Joy) Geer of Peoria, Illinois, daughter Virginia Lockard of Council Bluffs, grandsons, Nicholas Lockard and Garrison Geer, granddaughters, Bethany (Matt) Willis, Miranda (George) Terry and Delaney Geer, 4 great grandchildren, sisters Janice Brown of Ft Myers, Fl and Loretta Ethridge of Jacksonville, FL, nieces, and nephews.

The family requests that any memorial contributions be directed to the Alzheimer's Association or American Cancer Society.

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Graveside Service

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Collins Evergreen Cemetery

70904 315th St., Collins, IA 50055

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