Faye Lucille (Leslie) Chase was born on July 2, 1925, to Glen & Clara (Mitchell) Leslie in Arion, Iowa. The family moved to Dow City when she was thee years old. Faye attended Dow City Schools. On July 12, 1940, Faye married Guilford Chase in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. The couple lived in Dunlap. Faye went back to school in 1973 at the age of 48 years and became a Licensed Practical Nurse, then a Registered Nurse. She worked at Jennie Edmondson Hospital in Council Bluffs, the Dunlap Nursing Home and then taught nursing classes at the Job Corps in Denison, Iowa.
Faye was good at sewing, enjoyed crafts and cooking.
Faye died on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the age of 94 years, six months and two days.
Faye was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Guilford Chase on April 5, 1989; daughter, Alice Marie Campbell in 2005; brothers, Paul and Jesse Leslie; sons-in-law, Stephen Oliver, Charles Cox and Robert Kroll; daughters-in-law, Betty Lou Chase, Irene Chase and Julie Chase; and grandson, Jon Kasey Chase. She is survived by her children, Guilford Byron Chase and his wife Bonnie of Defiance, Ohio, Barbara Kay Oliver of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, Richard Merlyn Chase and his wife Judy of Sutherlin, Oregon, Shirley Louise Cox of Moorhead, Iowa, Keith Gilman Chase of Dunlap, Iowa, Roger Lynn Chase of Dunlap, Iowa, Jon Harlan Chase of Nickerson, Nebraska, Douglas Allen Chase of Woodbine, Iowa, Steven Lee Chase and his wife Lisa of Spencer, Iowa and Rachel Ann Kroll of Dunlap, Iowa; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Owen Leslie and his wife Genevieve of Kansas City, Missouri; sister, Alice Zeller of Des Moines, Iowa and many other relatives and friends.
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