Obituary Record

Donald J (Lt Col USAF (ret)) Chase
Died on 6/19/2015

Chase, Donald J. LtCol USAF (Ret) 6/19/2015

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Obituary printed in the June 21, 2015 Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraska

Chase, Donald J., LtCol USAF (Ret)

Jan 27, 1933 – June 19, 2015

Age 82, of Omaha, NE. He was born in Nebraska City, NE. Donald graduated from Omaha University in 1954. He also earned an MBA at Memphis University. Donald served 20 years in the Air Force as a pilot of C-130, B-47 and B-52 planes and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He flew over 150 bombing missions, including Linebacker II, and was awarded many honors, including the Distinguished Flying Cross. Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd L. and Alice C. (Brandt) Chase. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Lois (Chase) and David Carlsen; nieces, Janet (Chuck) Campbell, Barbara Carlsen; nephew, Douglas Chase (Naoko) Carlsen; great-niece, Nicole Campbell; great-nephew, Charlie Campbell; cousins, friends and caregivers at Heritage Pointe Memory Care.

Visitation Tuesday, June 23 at 12:30 pm with a Service following at 1:30 pm at Roeder Mortuary 108th Street Chapel. Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Air & Space Museum, Ashland, NE and The Wounded Warrior Project.

ROEDER MORTUARY—108th St. Chapel, 2727 North 108th St. 402-496-9000

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska ~~~

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Printed in the Omaha World Herald on 6/21/2015