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 Josephine Elizabeth “Jo” <I>Chambers</I> Chatfield

Josephine Elizabeth “Jo” Chambers Chatfield

Cherokee, Butte County, California, USA
Death 30 Jan 1982 (aged 81)
Chico, Butte County, California, USA
Burial Chico, Butte County, California, USA
Memorial ID 34824608 · View Source
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Occupation: Inspector in match division at Diamond Match Company

Died: at age 81; heart ailment

Married: Aug 1, 1956, ROY ELMER CHATFIELD, Reno, Washoe Co., Nevada (Roy age 54, Jo age 55)

Children: none

Note: As they promised their respective mothers they would not marry until their deaths, Roy and Jo both remained at home during 38-year courtship, caring for their mothers throughout their mother's lives.

[Obituary] Jan 29, 1982: Chico Enterprise Record, Chico, Butte Co., California:
Josephine Chatfield

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brusie Funeral Home for Josephine Elizabeth Chatfield, 81, who died Thursday in her Chico home.

Mrs. Chatfield was born Feb 8, 1900, to John and Carolyn Benjamine Chambers in Cherokee. She was educated in Chico and employed at the Diamond Match Co. for 42 years as an inspector in the match division. She retired 15 years ago. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

She married Roy Chatfield in 1955. He died in 1978. Survivors include a sister, Vera Northrup of Chico; a brother, Ray Chambers of Chico; several nephews and one niece.

The Reverend Leonard Brown of Chico will officiate the services. Casketbearers will be Elkay Northrup, John Chambers, Dick Chambers, Tom Chambers and Bob West. Honorary bearers will be Jack Chambers, Don Chambers and Dick Swett. Burial will be in Glen Oaks Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Those who may wish may contribute to the American Heat Association in care of the funeral home.

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Gravesite Details Buried Jan 30, 1982 in the Garden of Holy Cross





  • Created by: Catherine Clemens Sevenau
  • Added: 15 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34824608
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Josephine Elizabeth “Jo” Chambers Chatfield (8 Feb 1900–30 Jan 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34824608, citing Glen Oaks Memorial Park, Chico, Butte County, California, USA ; Maintained by Catherine Clemens Sevenau (contributor 47082189) .