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 Gladys Lavina <I>Johnson</I> Chase

Gladys Lavina Johnson Chase

Rockham, Faulk County, South Dakota, USA
Death 22 Apr 2009 (aged 93)
Irene, Clay County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Yankton County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 62711596 · View Source
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Gladys Lavina Johnson Chase, 93, of Irene, died Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at her daughter & son-in-laws home in Irene, SD.

Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M., Monday, April 27, 2009 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Irene. Burial will follow in Meldal Cemetery, rural Irene.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 P.M. Sunday, April 26, 2009 at the Hansen Funeral Home in Irene.

Pallbearers will be (grandsons); Steven Chase, Jeff Chase, Terry Luden, Scott Luden, Mike Knodel, Matt Knodel and Sam Marcotte.

Gladys was born February 27, 1916 in Hand County at Rockham, SD to David & Belle Johnson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. She attended Rockham School. She married Henry Chase on October 8, 1932. In 1939 they moved to Hurley, SD. They farmed in Viborg, Center Point and Irene area. In 1959 they bought a farm near Irene, where they lived until 1987, at that time they purchased a house in Irene and retired.

Gladys always enjoyed going to town and shopping as long as she could. At the age of 90, she went on a trip to Branson, MO with her daughters and granddaughters to see Danny O' Donnell Live! She got to shake his hand and received a kiss.

Gladys moved in with her daughter and son in law Bill and Donna Marcotte in December of 2008 where she lived until her death.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Henry, daughter Carol Chase, son Jim Chase, infant granddaughter Sandy Chase, two brothers and one sister.

Survivors include one son David Chase of Yankton, two daughters; Irene (Lloyd) Luden of Tea, SD, Donna (Bill) Marcotte of Irene, daughter in law Joy (Jim) Chase of Houston, TX, thirteen grandchildren, twenty five great-grandchildren and twelve great-great-grandchildren.

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  • Created by: Marilyn
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62711596
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys Lavina Johnson Chase (27 Feb 1916–22 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62711596, citing Meldal Cemetery, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn (contributor 47077044) .