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Kenny Chase, age 58, Centerville, Kan., passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, at his home in rural Centerville. He was born on March 31, 1958, in Garnett, Kan.

He graduated from Prairie View High School, where he loved to play football and track. He was employed by Phillips Pipeline for many years.

Kenny loved to hunt, fish, work cattle, ride his horse Warrior, but most of all he loved his family. It was important to Kenny to attend not only kids’ and grandkids’ events but kids of friends as well.

He was involved in Free Masonry, where he achieved 32nd Degree Mason, Past Master and also Past District Deputy Grand Master, as a member of the Parker Lodge No. 341.

Kenny and Susan Parlett were married on May 28, 2011, and made their home in Centerville.

He was preceded in death by his father Kermit Chase. Kenny is survived by his wife Susan; mother Lavonne Chase of Centerville; son Myron Chase and wife Amy of Lenexa; daughter Mandy Faucett and husband Keith of Collinsville, Okla.; a stepson, Todd Nilges and wife Deanne; stepdaughter Lisa Hughes and husband Keith; a brother, Tuff Hemreck; and five sisters, Dorothy Zinnert, Rudee Gourley, Connie Hemreck, Sandy Vitro and Marjorie Dodson; and three grandchildren, Parker Chase and Hank and Kayleigh Faucett.

Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at the Centerville Community Church. A horseback funeral procession will take place from the church to Centerville Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. 


The family suggests contributions to Frontal Temporal Dementia Association. Online condolences for the family can be left at Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.


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