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Viola K. "Ola" (Rutledge) Chase (1933)

BLACK, BOYER, CHASE, GRIFFITH, RUTLEDGE

Posted By: Ida Morse
Date: 3/14/2006 at 16:03:24

The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, October 26, 1933
Page 1

DEATH OF MRS. OLA CHACE

Mrs. Ola Chace died at her home on East Court avenue early Monday morning, October 23rd. Mrs. Chace who was around 78 years of age had been ill for several months.

The deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Boyer of Los Angeles, California, and Mrs. Edna Griffith of Peru; a son, Lee Chace who lives on the farm northwest of Winterset; two brothers, Grotus Rutledge who lives in Minnesota and Osman who has made his home with her; and a sister, Mrs. Jennie Black of Oklahoma. In addition she leaves nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Methodist church in Winterset and were conducted by Rev. L. H. Lanning assisted by Rev. A. R. Weed. Burial was made in the Stringtown cemetery, a part of which is on the Chace farm.
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The Winterset Madisonian
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, November 2, 1933

Mrs. Viola Chase

Viola, daughter of Archibald and Mary Rutledge was born November 4th, 1856, in Wapello county, Iowa, and in 1862 came with her parents to Madison county settling in Douglas township.

On January 10, 1880, she was united in marriage to William A. Chase; three children came to bless their home. Elsie Boyer of Hollywood, California; Lee of Winterset and Edna Griffith of Peru.

As her parents were charter member of the West Star M. E. church and she attending church with them gave her heart to the Christ early in life, and has never turned away from him who as the years went by was sweeter to her each year.

She departed this life October 3, 1933 at the age of 76 years, 11 months and 18 days, leaving to mourn her departure her three children, nine grandchildren, one great grandchild, one sister in Oklahoma, one brother in Minnesota and Oseman who has made his home with her for the last few years.

Rev. A. R. Weed and Rev. L. H. Lanning conducted her funeral services at the Methodist church Wednesday, October 25th at 2:30 and burial was in the McDonald cemetery.
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The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Thursday, October 26, 1933
Page 1, Column 6

SERVICES WEDNESDAY FOR MRS. W. A. CHACE

Mrs. W. A. Chace, 77, died Monday morning about 5:30 at her home on east Court avenue; she had been in feeble health some time. Services were Wednesday at 2:30 at the Methodist church conducted by the Rev. A. R. Weed assisted by Rev. L. H. Lanning.

Mrs. Chace was Viola K. Rutledge and was born November 4, 1856, near Eddyville, the daughter of Archibald and Mary Jane Rutledge. When she was six years old the family moved to Douglas township. She had made her home in Winterset twenty-two years. Mr. Chace died in 1920.

Surviving are her children Mrs. Elsie Boyer of Hollywood, California; Mrs. Edna Griffith of Peru; Lee Chace of Douglas township, nine grandchildren and one great grandchild, and a brother O. L. Rutledge.
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Coordinator's note: Spelling of surname is "Chase" on both her Iowa Death Certificate and her gravestone.

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