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“Gale was a good friend of my grandmother, Ruth Grimm. I remember Gale as always being quiet, kind and caring. When I visited my grandmother, I...Read More »
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“I meet Gale back in the 70's while working for Tv Clinic in Madison and was a great friend of Mike Schmidt who purchased the business from Gale Great...Read More »
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“The volunteers, flight team and board of Badger Honor Flight mourn the loss of their hero, Gale Chase. We are thankful for his military service and...Read More »
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“My sympathies to the family. I had a lot of contact with Gale in the '50's when I was into electronics. I bought my first tape recorder (reel to...Read More »
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Gale B. Chase, age 96, passed away on November 7, 2018, in Madison. He was born September 3, 1922, the son of Philip and Catherine (Kehres) Chase. He married Alice Schernecker in May of 1945.
Gale served in the Army during WWII in radio communications. After discharge he returned home to continue farming and started Chase Radio and TV, with his brother Clarence. After retiring from farming he worked full time in the Radio and TV business until his retirement. He was a former Town of Bristol Treasurer. Gale was a quiet, kind, loving and giving person. Gale was a member of the American Legion Post 333, and the Sun Prairie Rotary Club.
Gale is survived by his son, Gary (Carol); 2 granddaughters, Pam (Rick) Lange of Waunakee and Jennifer (Hady) Diallo of Sun Prairie; 5 great-grandsons, Chris Lange, Jonah Lange, Zachary Lange, Moussa Diallo and Eli Diallo; sister-in-law Shirley Schernecker; 5 nieces, Rita, Janet, Susan, Lisa and Tracy; and 2 nephews, Phil and Bob.
He was preceded in death by his wife Alice; son Philip; brother and sister-in-law Clarence and Eleanor; brothers-in-law Louis and Fritz; sister-in-law Betsy; nephew Terry; and nieces Margo and Christine.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Sun Prairie Health Care Center and St. Mary's Hospital, 5th floor cardiac unit. We also extend our thanks to Audrey and Kay Lukes for their friendship and help.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 227 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie. Father Grant Thies will preside. A visitation will be on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home, 302 Columbus St., Sun Prairie, and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Legion, Sacred Hearts Building and Grounds, Sacred Hearts Cemetery Fund or a charity of your choice.
Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie 608-837-5400