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Jerome "Jerry" Chambless
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Obituary for Jerome "Jerry" Chambless

Jerome “Jerry” Chambless, age 80, passed away peacefully on July 3rd, 2017. Loving father of Forrest Bittner Chambless, Vanessa Chambless, and Dana (Jeff) Gross; devoted grandfather of Grace and Ben Chambless, and Katherine and Devin Gross; fond brother of the late Donald Chambless; beloved uncle. Graduate of South Shore High School, class of 1954, and Stanford University, class of 1958, where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity. Graduate degree obtained from Dartmouth Tuck School of Business, class of 1960. Former member of Dairymen’s Country Club in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin, and member of the “The Sometimes Singers”. Jerry spent most of his life living in the Chicagoland area working in the food industry, but also lived many years in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. An avid guitar player, he frequently performed music at The Jackson Hole Hootenanny at Dornan’s Bar.

Memorial Gathering will be held at a later date. Donations to Morton Arboretum are appreciated.

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