Afton Rich Chase joined her husband and many family members Sunday, November 24 at 2:30 a.m She was born in Afton, Wyoming the daughter of Daniel Coulson and Annie Stucki Rich. She spent her growing up years in Paris Idaho where they moved soon after her birth. She attended Emerson Elementary and Fielding High School in Paris, Idaho. She also attended Utah State University in Logan Utah for two years. It was there she met her future husband Keith Eugene Chase of Nephi Utah. They made their home in Los Angeles, California; Paris, Idaho; Bountiful, Idaho Falls Idaho; Kaysville and finally in Provo.
She loved and lived the gospel of Jesus Christ as taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served in all of the women’s organizations of the Church. Her husband, Keith Eugene Chase died in 1996. She is survived by three beloved children, Gary Keith Chase of Salt Lake City Utah; Ann and Robert Bemen, Woods Cross and Michael and Jana Chase, Provo. She was blessed with 12 grandchildren and 48 great-grandchildren. She is survived by three siblings, Gwen Rich Passey, Paris, Idaho; A. M. Rich of Portland, Oregon and Diane Rich Pearce, Mesa, Arizona
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the Lakeside 2nd Ward Chapel, 2530 W. 200 South, Provo, with a viewing prior to services at 9 a.m. A family luncheon provided by the Lakeside 2nd Ward Relief Society immediately following the service. Interment will be 4 p.m. at the Paris, Idaho Cemetery.
The family would like to express our thanks and gratitude to Hospice for Utah, the Lakeside 2nd Ward, many friends and extended family for all the love, support and prayers that have been offered.
Online condolences at www.premierfuneral.com.