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Robert Mountford '64
Cheryl Boeckenhauer Crail '72

September 2014

Robert Mountford - Class '64
Robert "Bob" George Mountford, Sr., 68, of Hatfield, WI, former longtime resident of Des Plaines and Palatine. Visitation for Bob will be on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N Northwest Hwy., Palatine. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014 also at the funeral home. Interment will be private. Bob was born on April 6, 1946 in Chicago the son of the late George Henry and Eileen Violet (nee Fritz) Mountford and passed away on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Gundersen Hospital in LaCrosse, WI after an extended illness. Bob was a U.S. Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War. Following his discharge from the service he became a carpenter and worked for more than 30 years as a union carpenter throughout the Chicagoland area. Bob is survived by his beloved son Robert "Rob" George Mountford, Jr. of Evanston; his siblings George (Darlene) Mountford, Jane (Tony) Lopez, Jack Mountford all of Colorado and Richard (Kathy) Mountford of Lake Zurich; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other loving family an friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated for Disabled American Veterand, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076 or see For information, 847-358-7411 or


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald, Sept. 9, 2014


Cheryl Boeckenhauer Crail - Class '72
Cheryl Crail, age 60, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014. Beloved wife of 37 years to Steve Crail; loving mother of David (Laura) Crail, Mathew Crail, and Stephanie Crail; cherished daughter of Lyle and Edna Boeckenhauer; fond sister of Jerry (Barbara) adn the late Sandra (Curt) Sperry; daughter-in-law of Rev. David (the late Barbara) Crail. Cheryl was a teacher for many years and was active at Trinity Lutheran Church in Roselle. Visitation Thursday, September 18 from 3 to 8 p.m. at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines. Cheryl will lie in state on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 405 S. Rush St., Roselle. Burial will be in Town on Main Cemtery, Park Ridge. For informaition, 847-699-9003 or


Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald, Sept. 17, 2014