Hold Rites Tuesday, Jarville Chaffee, 74; Interment
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.
Rev. Gillette, pastor of the church and Bishop Essex officiated at the
Burial was in Swan Lake near Peoria
Mr. Chaffee, who a
son of George W. and Sarah Jane Rennick Chaffee, was born December 1,
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.