Staff

Robert M. Boetticher, Sr., D.H.L. - Vice Chairman/CEO

Mr. Boetticher began his career in funeral service in Los Angeles in 1965. He entered the U.S. Army a year later, serving as a supply sergeant and embalmer at the Army mortuary in Frankfurt, Germany. Honorably discharged as a staff sergeant in 1970, he graduated from the California College of Mortuary Science and joined Gates Kingsley & Gates Mortuary in Santa Monica, California. In 1974, Mr. Boetticher and his wife, Jarka, purchased four funeral homes and a flower shop in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where he was elected Teton County Coroner for Teton County, Yellowstone National Park and Teton National Park. He also held offices in many local and state organizations, including the Wyoming Funeral Directors Association where he served two terms as president.

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Genevieve G. Keeney - President

Genevieve Keeney's career began in the United States Army. Serving for 12 years, Staff Sergeant Keeney spent six years at Ledward Barracks in Schweinfurt, Germany. Ms. Keeney describes this period of her life as the "proudest and most sincere." Ms. Keeney received two Army Commendation Medals, three Achievement Medals, three Good Conduct Medals and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. It was through the exemplary performance of her duties diagnosing and treating the grief stricken, that Ms. Keeney discovered the passion that would fuel her career in funeral service.

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Lucy Gonzalez - Manager

Lucy Gonzalez brings proven managerial skills and enormous dedication to the National Museum of Funeral History, where she currently serves as museum manager. She joined the Museum in 2001 as an administrative assistant and has been instrumental ever since in helping the institution evolve into an experience-based venue.

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