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Thelma Eileen Wurm Chase
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1923
Kern County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2013
Federal Way
King County
Washington, USA

Thelma is the only daughter, & one of two children of Charles & Edith Wurm. Thelma turned ten years old in March of 1933. Then her father died in April of 1933 from Advanced TB. She watched her brother Carl die of Epidemic Encephalitis at the age of 6yrs. in Sept. of 1935. Thelma married Rodney Wilford Chase in August of 1942. They had six children between August 1943- July 1951. In July of 1951 she lost Crystal by a miscarriage. Then in August of 1951 she lost Charles from a car accident. The family also survived a house fire that happened sometime in the mid to late fifties. She worked all her life until she was forced to retire about 1998. She was in her late seventies & her health was starting to slow her down. She died at the fine age of 90 years. Grit, perseverance, loyalty & love is the backbone of this quiet & humble woman. Four children made it to adulthood, married & gave her nine grandchildren & two step-grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, Five step-great-grandchildren & two step-Great-Great-Grandchildren.

Family links: 
  Charles Adam Wurm (1888 - 1933)
  Edith Edna Stanton Priem (1903 - 1989)
  Rodney Wilford Chase (1918 - 1989)
  David Edward Chase (1947 - 2012)*
  Charles Fenton Chase (1950 - 1951)*
  Crystal Joy Chase (1951 - 1951)*
  Thelma Eileen Wurm Chase (1923 - 2013)
  Carl Edward Wurm (1928 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Husband Wife Marker

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1923 - 2013
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Blue Mountain Memorial Garden
College Place
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
Plot: Sect.: Good Shepherd, Row: B, Space: 34
Created by: Kathy
Record added: Apr 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109574813
Thelma Eileen <i>Wurm</i> Chase
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Thelma Eileen <i>Wurm</i> Chase
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We love You Mom
- Rod & Kathy
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014

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