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Donald Frank Chase

December 25, 1931 ~ September 13, 2017 (age 85)
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CHASE - Donald Chase, age 85, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Ethel (VanPelt); children Frank (Sharon), Bill, Dave (Deanna), Don (Barb); siblings Gloria (George) Ewing, Shirley Silvernail; grandchildren Lisa (Jeff) Johnson, Kevin (Sarah) Chase, Joanna Chase, Cherith Chase, Benjamin (Sydney) Chase, Valerie (Jordan) Miller, Kelly Mae Chase, and Nicole Chase; seven great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Don was born December 25, 1931 in Byron Center, MI.  Don worked 35-1/2 years driving truck for Michigan Express, Central Transport, and was a member of the 406 Teamsters. He enjoyed working with his wife in 4H of Kent County for 53 years.  Don was Staff Sergeant for nine years in the National Guard.

Visitation will be held from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Cook Funeral Home, 2067 84th St., Byron Center, Michigan.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2017 with one hour of visitation prior at Cook Funeral Home in Byron Center. Pastor Gary Zinger will be officiating.  Interment will be at Winchester Cemetery.

In honor of Don, contributions may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice or Carlisle United Methodist Church. 

The family welcomes memories and messages in their guest book online at www.cookcares.com.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Spectrum Health Hospice
100 Michigan Street NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503
Web: http://www.spectrumhealth.org/hospice

Carlisle United Methodist Church
1084 76th St SW, Byron Center MI 49315



 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
September 19, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
2067 84th Street SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

Visitation
Tuesday
September 19, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
2067 84th Street SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

Visitation
Wednesday
September 20, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
2067 84th Street SW
Byron Center, MI 49315

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 20, 2017

11:00 AM
Cook-Byron Center Chapel
2067 84th Street SW
Byron Center, MI 49315


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