Rohde, Leo H.

Rohde, Leo H.

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  • Name Rohde, Leo H.  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Unknown 
    Person ID I58309  Sackett
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2020 

    Family Schafer, Catherine,   d. Unknown 
    +1. Schafer, Ruth Elaine,   b. 11 Jan 1922, Sac Township, Sac, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 2009, Wells, Faribault, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F23497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S543] Find A Grave ( (Reliability: 2), 13 Mar 2020.
      Memorial ID 40532394

      Ruth E. Schafer Chase
      Birth 11 Jan 1922
      Sac City, Sac County, Iowa, USA
      Death 8 Aug 2009 (aged 87)
      Wells, Faribault County, Minnesota, USA
      Lakeside Cemetery
      Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota, USA

      Ruth E. Chase, 87, of Fairmont, MN

      A Celebration of Life service for Ruth E. Chase, 87, of Fairmont, MN will be 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont. Ruth passed away Saturday afternoon, August 8, 2009 at the Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Ruth Elaine Schafer was born on January 11, 1922 in Sac City, IA, the daughter of Leo Rohde and Catherine Schafer. She lived in Wall Lake, IA before moving to the Alpha-Jackson area, where she lived for seven years. She attended District 9 country school and finished her schooling in Jackson. After her schooling, Ruth moved to Fairmont and worked at the Fairmont Canning Company, Fairmont Railway Motors where she inspected gun barrels during WW II. She also worked at the Fairmont Community Hospital as a surgical prep nurse. She married Harry Chase on January 9, 1947 in Fairmont and were later divorced. They had five children, Linda, Steven, Gary, Gordon and Lisa. Ruth attended DeLyles Beauty School and worked at Wallace's Beauty Shop for fifteen years. She also worked at Alyce's Beauty Nook before operating her own shop, Ruth's Lakeside Beauty Salon. She retired in 1997. Ruth enjoyed flower gardening, dancing, crocheting afghans and being at her home. She is survived by four children, Linda Stauffer and her husband, Elwin, of St. Bonifacius, MN, Steven Chase and his wife, Diane, of Plymouth, MN, Gordon Chase and his wife, Renae, of River Falls, WI, Lisa Hill and her husband, Steve, of Wells, MN; ten grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; four sisters, Hazel Wittrock and her husband, Willis, of Windom, MN, Charlotte Larsen and her husband, Dale, of Rembrandt, IA, Judy Campbell and her husband, Dave, of Douglas, WY, Sylvia Masteller of Oldsmar, FL; brother, Kenneth Rohde and his wife, Dorla, of Bettendorf, IA; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Gary Chase, and one grandson, Caleb Chase.

      Researched by Ted Smith

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