Lota Lois Chase, 60, of Payson, died June 17, 2003 in Phoenix. She was born Nov. 26, 1942 in Quongdong, China.
Mrs. Chase was a dedicated wife and mother.
She was a former manager of Ace Hardware, and co-founder of Down-to-Earth Landscaping. She was an avid horticulturist, loved to travel, and was active in arts and crafts.
She is survived by her husband, former town councilman Jim Chase of Payson; sons, Eric of Olympia, Wash. and Sean of Scottsdale; grandchildren, Alexandria Chase of Scottsdale and Shaun Chase of Olympia, Wash.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at Star Valley Baptist Church on Highway 260 in Star Valley, followed by a gathering at Tiny's Restaurant from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Donations can be made to the Audubon Society of Arizona, 4250 E. Camelback Road, Suite 310K, Phoenix, AZ 85018.