1929 – 2017
Washington, IA – Alan L. Chase, 88, of Highway 92, died Friday, October 20, 2017 in Manor Care Health Services in Davenport, IA. He was the husband of Margo Mitts. Born in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Julian and May (Green) Chase.
Mr. Chase worked as a civil engineer and as a county planner for many years. He was a published writer. Active in community theaters in Ohio, Michigan and Florida, he both acted and directed. He performed with operatic and other choral groups. A Korean War Veteran, he served as a lieutenant in the United States Army.
In addition to his wife, Alan is survived by his daughter, Nina (Brett) Chase, currently a resident of Fort Mohave, Arizona.
A graveside service will be held in the spring of 2018 in Westfield Cemetery, North St., Danielson. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.