Lives Lived: Josette Geer |

Lives Lived: Josette Geer

Josette Elizabeth Geer, of Bozeman, Mont., died March 18. She was 40.

A celebration of Josette’s life will be at 2 p.m. Sat., March 27, at Dahl Funeral Chapel in Bozeman, Mont.

She was born March 22, 1969, in Philadelphia. She later moved with her family to Grass Valley, where she graduated from high school.

She met the love of her life, Zane Geer, in 1999. The two married in Las Vegas, in 2002.

She moved to Montana 14 years ago. While in Bozeman, she raised her daughter, attended MSU, worked as a floral designer at the Posy Patch, was an administrative assistant for Baylis Architects and was, more recently, a legal assistant for Dan Buckley.

Mrs. Geer was a caregiver, caring for her husband, daughter, three dogs and two cats. She was selfless, putting the needs of others before herself.

She also was a snowboarder and gardener. She enjoyed reading, live concerts, and movies.

Survivors include her husband, Zane Geer of Belgrade, Mont.; daughter, Charissa “Charlie” Boast of Belgrade; mother, Karen Hoffman of North San Juan; three brothers David Hoffman, Jordan and Jessie Schexnayder, all from Sacramento, Calif.; step-mother, Paula Denham of Sacramento; and grandmother, Ginny Schwartz of Belgrade.

Memorials may be made in her name to the Heart of the Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 11390, Bozeman, MT 59719.

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