Chase, Twyla Rae (Schilling)


BIRTH 25 Aug 1953
Walworth County, South Dakota, USA

DEATH 9 Jun 1972 (aged 18)
Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota, USA

Old Zion Cemetery
Walworth County, South Dakota, USA


Twyla Rae Schilling Chase was born Aug 25, 1953 in Walworth County South Dakota to Harold A Schilling and Lorraine Sulzle Schilling.

She married Samuel R Chase Jr , formerly of Belle Fourche, May 23, 1970 in Akaska, Walworth County South Dakota. The young couple was visiting in Rapid City when she lost her young life in the flood.

She is survived by her husband and a son Mathew of Rapid City, her father Harold A Schilling and step mother Dotty of Gettysburg SD.

Her grandmothers Mrs Magdeline Sulzle of Akaska SD and Mrs Regina Schilling of Mobridge SD.

Three brothers James M Schilling of Tulsa OK, Dwayne H Schilling of Vermillion SD, and Roy A Schilling of Amarillo TX. Three step sisters Mrs Walter Lehrkamp Gettysburg SD, Mrs Gene Simon of Hoven SD, and Belle Rae Hanson of Akaska SD .

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Services were held Wednesday afternoon at Zion Lutheran Church in Akaska with the Rev Durant P Shook officiating.

Burial was in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Akaska SD.


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