Bob Altom (1936-1999)
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Bob Altom worked at Hoffman Estates High School, where for one year he monitored halls and supervised the cafeteria. For three years before that, he was a teacher's assistant in the special-education department. His wife, Mary Lou, is a typist in one of the high school's administrative offices.
High school Principal Dennis Garber said Robert Altom was well-liked by students and staff.
"He was always a very friendly person. He was always very outgoing, a very gregarious type of individual," Garber said.

  Born June 15, 1936, in Chicago, he died Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999.
He was a retired electrical inspector for the Chicago Park District.
He was the husband of Mary Lou (nee Giles); father of Todd and Kelley Altom; grandfather of Ali; son-in-law of Lucille and the late Raymond Giles; and brother-in-law of Donna (Michael) Bochenek.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 5 p. m. until the time of services at 8 p. m., Sunday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Masses would be appreciated
Services: Prayer services for Robert S. Altom, 62, will be held at 8 p. m. Sunday, at Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg.
Private interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial will be appreciated for the Lymphoma Society,
651 W. Washington Blvd., Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60661.


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