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educator , Church musician

Mary Lou Geer, church musician, educator. Certified lay professional church music Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, 1979. Virginia Synod Worship Committee National Conferences scholar, 1983-1984.


Geer, Mary Lou was born on November 12, 1947 in Munich, Germany. (parents American citizens). Daughter of Lewis Henry and Edna Muriel (Hall) Ribble.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1969. Postgraduate, Trinity University, San Antonio, 1971. Bachelor magna cum laude, Presbyn College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1978.

Postgraduate, Old Dominion University, 1984.


Organist, Christ the King Lutheran Church, Universal City, Texas, 1966-1967;organist, St. John's Church, Bayonne, New Jersey, 1973-1975;organist, choir director, St. John's Church, Clinton, South Carolina., 1975-1978;director worship resources, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1978-1980, 82-85;organist, Protestant Chapel, Kwajalein, Federated States of Micronesia, 1981-1982;director music, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, 1985-1989;director music, worship planner, consultant education, Zion Lutheran Church, Deerfield, Illinois, 1989-1990;cantor, teacher, Park View Lutheran Church and School, Chicago, 1990-1991. Member professional preparations managing group Virginia Synod, 1979-1980, county for ministry, 1983-1985, delegate congregation convention, 1983-1984. Chairman worship committee Lutheran Council Tidewater-Norfolk Area, Virginia, 1984-1985.


  • Certified lay professional church music Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Author instruction booklet, 1979, hymn text, 1982.


Volunteer supervisor Army Community Superior vena cava syndrome, Fort Story, Virginia, 1978-1980. Member American Guild Organists, Choristers Guild, Liturgical Conference, Hymn Society American, American Recorder Society, Mortar Board, Fort Story Women's Club (president 1979-1980), Mu Phi Epsilon, Sigma Delta Pi, Pi Delta Phi, Alpha Chi.


Married John Monroe Geer Junior, May 31, 1969.

Lewis Henry Ribble

Edna Muriel (Hall) Ribble

John Monroe Geer Junior