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Gerri Trumbo

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December 11, 1945 ~ November 14, 2022

Born in: Cleveland, OH
Resided in: San Antonio, TX

Geraldine “Gerri” Trumbo was born in Cleveland, Ohio December 11, 1945 to parents Alexander Rytell and Rose Bokar. She passed away the morning of November 14, 2022.

Prior to Gerri’s retirement, she worked as a medical librarian for the U.S. Army for over thirty-nine years. Gerri was known for her kindness as well as her love of concerts, traveling, and reading. She was active in several organizations including Self Help for Hard of Hearing People and the I Love Constantine Maroulis fan club. Gerri also enjoyed trips to Eagle Pass, where she would often be found at the slot machines. While flowers are welcome, you might also consider donating in her name to San Antonio Pets Alive!

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of over 50 years George H. Trumbo Jr., her son Justin and daughter-in-law Michelle, her brother Jay, her sister Mary, her sister-in-law Shirley, her nieces Paige and Cassie, her nephew Darryl, and many friends. She leaves behind a colorful life and legacy that will not soon be forgotten.

A celebration of Gerri’s life will be held at MeadowLawn Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 23rd at 2:00 p.m. To honor Gerri, the family requests that attendees wear something purple, her favorite color.


Memorial Service: November 23, 2022 2:00 pm

Room: Chapel

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


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  1. Heart broken about Gerri. We have been friends for about 40 years. My mother, Etta Feinstein, worked together and became wonderful friends. Karen, Chris and I send our deepest sympathy to the family, especially George and Justin

  2. CandleImageGerri was a customer of El Norteño Molino where she would buy tamales. She was friend like my with Martin Perez. She just recently found me on Facebook. I will miss her

  3. CandleImageGerri, I will truly miss you and you will not be forgotten. I am glad you lived life to the fullest. You traveled a lot, went to many shows & events, enjoyed so many restaurants, visited your family often, loved the casinos & slot group pulls, were an original member of the San Antonio Kickapoo Krew, and you were always there for your friends and family. Gone too soon! 🥰 I love you and will miss our chats and trips to Kickapoo!

  4. To Gerri’s family, my heartfelt sympathy to your loss. I met Gerrie at SHHH meeting and found her to be so compassionate to help others with hearing loss. She was a good friend, took my dog Lily in when I had my son (due to breathing concerns). Even when we moved from San Antonio, Gerrie kept in touch with me, and for that, her friendship meant a lot. She loved her family with her whole heart. Rest in peace, she will never be forgotten.

  5. My most sincerest condolences to a beautiful woman I had the pleasure of meeting. May you RIP 🙏 prayers for the family.

  6. My deepest condolences to Gerri’s family and friends. My heart is so broken. I missed her at our last Kickapoo meeting. Missing her hugs and her smiles. She was such a beautiful soul, and I will never forget her. May she rest in peace. Love you my friend Gerri, till we meet again.

  7. Very sorry to receive the information that Gerri had passed away. She will be missed by people that worked with her during those 39 years. She challenged me to be a better librarian during the years we worked together. I will miss the emails and the monthly lunches we shared with others from Fort Sam. RIP Prayers to George and Justin.

  8. CandleImageMy boss at Fort Sam. Happy times there. I was trying to have lunch with her for the past 2 months but got delayed due to work. I just found out about her death when I couldn’t get a reply.

    thanks, Gerri for the adventures at work, and the lunches we had. I’m sorry I missed you.


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