Cheryl T. Myers, nee Chamberlain, age 94, of Oak Brook, Illinois, passed
away Feb. 6, 2012 at Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale, Ill.
She was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, on March 21, 1917, the daughter of
the late Ralph and the late Leslie Chamberlain.
She was the wife of the late Samuel W. Myers.
She is survived by daughters Marilyn (James) Mondschean and Cheryl Marie
(Daniel) Quick; grandchild Joseph (Jeanne) Mondschean; great-grandchildren
Joseph, Jacob, and Justin Mondschean and sister Lorraine Keeler. She was the
fond aunt, friend and relative of many.
Cherylís life was filled with many spectacular achievements for a woman of
her time. Over the course of her life she acquired her pilotís license while
in her 20s. She became a top marksman and was an avid hunter. She was
instrumental in the running of her husbandís farm. She was the secretary to
the executive team of Socony- Vacuum Oil Company of Chicago (later Mobil
Oil). Cheryl and her husband were co-management of the Enchanted Forest
Amusement Park of Indiana with her friends. She also was a member of 4H,
leader of Star Homemakers, International Association of Amusement Parks and
Attractions (IAAPA) and Oak Brook Womenís Club. Lastly, she was a world
traveler visiting Russia, Germany, Austria and Australia. She continues to
be an inspiration to all who knew her.
A memorial gathering will be held Friday, Feb. 10 from 3:00 Ė 7:00 p.m. at
Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Rd., Lombard, Ill. (3 Blks. S. of
In Lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials be made to the National Rifle
Association, or the Tree of Life Memorial, C/O Marilyn Mondschean. For more
information call 630-932-1500 or visit www.knollcrest.net