Joyce Chase, 88, of Galien passed away on May 6, 2020.

She was born Dec. 4, 1931, in Benton Harbor. She grew up during the Depression on a farm close to Eau Claire. In June 1950, she graduated from St. Joseph High School. Joyce married Ernest Arthur Chase from Galien on July 21, 1951, and settled in Galien. There she helped build two successful businesses. She was senior tax consultant, bookkeeper and licensed insurance agent.