Catherine Chase

    Catherine “Katy” Chase, of Kalamazoo, died peacefully,  Nov. 29, 2018. Katy was born Dec. 22, 1939, in Appleton, WI,  the daughter of John and Ruth (Lyman) Fanselow.
    She loved to travel and enjoyed spending summers in northern Michigan with her family.  She had a fondness toward all animals and rescued many over the years.  As a Registered Nurse, she especially enjoyed caring for her patients, particularly in the Trauma Care Unit.
    Surviving are her three children, Anne “Stevie” (Kevin) Finn, Chuck Chase and Molly (Rob) Wagner; seven grandchildren, Cory, Brooke, Natalie, Danny, Tanner, Lauren and Leland; two brothers, Jack (Jean) Fanselow of CA and Dan (Senna) Fanselow of MN; and several nieces and nephews.
    Cremation has taken place. A private family gathering will be held at a later date.
    Memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Southwest Michigan or Kalamazoo Humane Society.
    Special thanks to New Friends Memory Care and Assisted Living Facility.
    Arrangements by Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, (269) 375-2900.


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