BAER , THOMAS KEMPE, 86, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
He was a native of Cleveland, OH, born September 2, 1927 to the late Milton and Hermoine Baer. He was a graduate of Henry Clay High School in Lexington, KY, a graduate of Bentley College of Accountancy and a US Coast Guard veteran. He was a certified public accountant, past VP of Louisville Jaycees, past president of Louisville & KY State Board of Accountants, past officer of National Board of Accountancy, past treasurer and current member of The Temple, trustee of Bernheim Forest Board of Trustees (Honorary Trustee), past treasurer of Brooklawn a member and treasurer of Jewish Hospital for many years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Baer; his children, Bruce Baer (Nancy), Tom Baer (Laine) and Betsy Baer; his grandchildren, Jillian Baer, Brandon Baer, Michael Baer, Andrew Baer, Amy Wilson, Stacey Wilson and Brian Wilson; and his great-grandchildren, Benjamin Baer and Harriet Wilson.
His body had been donated to the University of Louisville for scientific purposes. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at The Temple. Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Temple, Bernheim Forest or Parkinson's Disease Research.
Herman Meyer & Son
1338 Ellison Avenue Louisville, KY 40204
Published in The Courier-Journal from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2014