James William Chase

James William Chase, 70, Farmersburg, Iowa, died Thursday, June 12, 2008, at his home following a sudden illness. Jim was born on February 5, 1938, Volga, Iowa, to Floyd and Beverly (Whitford) Chase. He graduated from Volga High School.

Jim served his country in the United States Army shortly after the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged. He was united in marriage to Carol Schlitter on August 20, 1960, at the Evangelical Church in Monona. Two sons were born to this union.

Jim worked as a carpenter for many years with Great Plains and UBC. He enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers and the Green Bay Packers. He was happiest when he was working, whether it was building, cutting wood or just keeping his hands busy. Jim had the opportunity to meet the astronauts from Apollo 13. He loved spending time with his family and talking sports with his grandson Andrew.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Chase, Farmersburg; two sons, Scott (Junell) Chase, Farmersburg, Steven (Marilyn) Chase, Harpers Ferry; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Nicholas, Zachary, Adam (Danielle), Amanda, Adriana, Andrew and Tasha; one great-grandson, Bradyn; one sister, Marilyn Hogue, Sioux City, and two brothers, Robert (Joan) Chase, Spearfish, S.D. and Donald (Sharon) Chase, Manchester.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents.


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  • Originally Created by: Marcia Bollman Harris -homebodytwo
  • Added: 18 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27662903
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James William Chase (5 Feb 1938–11 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27662903, citing Council Hill Cemetery, Monona, Clayton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by P2-ABQ (contributor 46493302) .