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Jerome Lee “Jerry” Bough

Jerome Lee “Jerry” Bough, 69, Hebron, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at his home.
He was born Sept. 26, 1945, in Shoals Ind., to Daniel N. and Mary C. (Clement) Bough.   On Aug. 26, 1967, he married Jane Douglass in Shoals.
He served in the U.S. Navy.  He was a member of the American Legion, the Woodstock Snowmobile Club, the Midwest Antique Motorcycle Club, the Venture Riders Motorcycle Club, the Lake County Scuba Divers Club and the Ham Radio Club.  He served as a trustee for the town of Hebron as well as a member of the village board.  He was part of the McHenry County Emergency Management volunteer team, the Hebron Search & Rescue team and the McHenry County Snowmobile Patrol.
He enjoyed fishing, boating, riding motorcycles and taking trips to Florida.  Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his loving family, especially his grandchildren.
Survivors include: his wife; three children, Michelle Bough, Jason Bough and Douglass Bough; two grandchildren, Carly Motta and Robert Motta; a brother, Jim Bough; a sister, Mary Kaustky; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Ruth Ann Bough, Elizabeth Robbins and Monica Burchfield; and a brother, Joe Bough.
Visitation was Dec. 15, at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.  A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 16, at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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