Jerome H. Chase
July 11, 1942 — Dec. 20, 2014

Jerome H. Chase passed away on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at the age of 72. He was born on July 11, 1942 in Oconomowoc.

He was the loving husband of Martha (nee Linquist), and father of Amy (Wade) Kemnitz, Anne (Kelvin) Price, and Michael Chase (Krystal Deschler). He also was the grandfather of Nathan and Nicole Kemnitz and brother of John (Jacki) Chase. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Chase, his mother, Helen (nee Baleen), and his sister, Judy Wendt. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Jerry worked for Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation for 36 years. He was a lifelong member of St. Jerome Catholic Church and a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus. He attended St. Jerome’s School, Catholic Memorial, and UW-Whitewater, where he received a degree in economics. He loved his family and serving Mass at St. Jerome.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services, Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit