Kermit ‘Dean’ Greer |

Kermit ‘Dean’ Greer


A celebration of life will take place Nov. 3 for Kermit “Dean” Greer, who died Oct. 4, 2007, surrounded by his family, following a brief illness.

Dean was born June 10, 1923, in Oklahoma City, Okla., where he lived with his mother and sister, Dovelia, until he joined the Navy at age 19. He was a radioman on an aircraft carrier and flew in the South Pacific during World War II. He married his wife, Thea, at age 32 and they had three children and two grandchildren. He worked for Shell Oil for 32 years and retired at South Lake Tahoe, where he joined the bridge club and was an active member of the VFW.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Thea Greer; son, Robert Greer; daughter, Michele Greer; daughter and son-in-law, Liz and Alan Forbess; and grandchildren, Courtney and Cameron Forbess.

A celebration of Dean’s life will begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 at his home in South Lake Tahoe.

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