Kraeer-Fairchild Funeral Home and Cremation Center

4061 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL


Shirley Ruth Brohammer

30 July, 19354 February, 2020

Shirley Ruth Noble Brohammer, 84, of Fort Lauderdale, FL, passed away on Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020 at her home in Ft. Lauderdale.

Shirley Ruth Noble was born in Opelika, AL on July 30, 1935 to the late William Webster Noble and Fanny Chapman Noble. She received her Registered Nursing degree in 1957 from St. Margaret’s Hospital in Montgomery, AL. On June 22, 1956 she married Dr. Richard Frederic Brohammer when he served in the USAF at Air University, Gunter Branch in Montgomery, AL Mrs. Brohammer worked as an RN in Tuscaloosa, AL, Detroit Mercy Hospital in MI and UF Teaching Hospital in Gainesville, FL before coming to live in Fort Lauderdale, July 1956

Mrs. Brohammer is survived by her husband Richard Frederic Brohammer, MD a semi- retired Fort Lauderdale psychiatrist, and her 3 children, Richard Frederic Brohammer II, Renee Marie Brockman and Rory Christopher Brohammer.

Memorial Funeral Mass for Shirley “Ruth” is to be celebrated on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 1 PM at Assumption Catholic Church Chapel, 2001 S. Ocean Blvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, FL

Celebration of Life to follow details will be given at Mass. In lieu of flowers, please give charitable donation to “Food for the Poor” or St. Jude’s Hospital.


  • Food for the Poor
  • St. Judes Childrens Hospital


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Rita Balogh

8 February 2020

My deepest condolences to all of the family.
So sorry for your loss.

Rest assured Ruth is in the arms of the angels, as she is one of them.
My love and prayers will remain with Ruth forever.

God Bless you all and know that she is in heaven. I know and I saw.

Eternal Love,


Al Bassett

6 February 2020

My deepest personal condolences to you Rick and your family.

I always thought of myself to be fortunate to know Ruth and your family which I always have had the most respect for.

I will keep both Ruth and your Family in my prayers and have a perpetual mass said at The miraculous medal of Mary sanctuary.
Again my deepest personal condolences.

Al Bassett

Kimberlee (Spanial) & Mark Aliapoulios

5 February 2020

We had such great times at your home. Thank you for accepting us in your family. We love the peacefulness of your home and the wonderful spread of delicious “goodies”. Life at you home was fun! Thank you for sharing your Mom with us - Ricky, Renee & Rory❣️ Grace and Peace, Kimberlee & Mark Matthew 5:8