Jarville Chaffee

Unknown newspaper, Oct. 31, 1956
Submitted by Mike McMullen 

Hold Rites Tuesday, Jarville Chaffee, 74; Interment At Peoria

Funeral services for Jarville Chaffee, 74, for many years a resident of Duncan community, were held at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon at St. Paulís Episcopal church in Peoria.

Mr. Chaffee died Saturday at his home at 2106 North Bigelow street in Peoria.

Right Rev. Gillette, pastor of the church and Bishop Essex officiated at the service.

Burial was in Swan Lake near Peoria

Mr. Chaffee, who a son of George W. and Sarah Jane Rennick Chaffee, was born December 1, 1881.

He was born and reared on the Chaffee homestead located one and a half miles north of Duncan. He attended Schiebel school and graduated Wyoming High school in 1900.

He was a teacher in schools in Stark and Peoria counties until he was 24 years of age when he went to Peoria and was employed by Bureau of Internal Revenue where he served until he retired at the age of 70.

He was married June 28, 1917, to Mary M. Potter, who passed away September 1, 1954. He was also preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Mrs. Myra Fritz and Mrs. Ethel Lanclat.

Surviving are a brother, P. F. Chaffee, of Wyoming; two nephews, Forrest Chaffee, of Belleville, and George W. Chaffee, of Peoria; and three nieces, Mrs. Wilna Fritz Gallup, of Louisville, Kentucky; Mrs. Wilda Chaffee Gordon, of Seattle, and Mrs. Maxine Lanclat Frinzen, of New Underwood, South Dakota.

Mr. Chaffee was a member of Peoria Lodge No A. F. & A.M., Peoria Consistory Scottish Rite, Mohammed Temple Shrine, Peoria chapter Royal Arch Masons, Bradley Town and University club, National Association of Retired Civil Service, Bradley University club, Caravan club and Peoria Chapter of Illinois Sportsmenís club.


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