Thursday, October 13, 2011



AGE: 15

ADDRESS: N2451 Castle Road Medford Town of Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 6:45 A.M. Wednesday, October 12 at his residence

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: A Celebration of Chase’s Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 22 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin

PLACE OF BURIAL: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford at a later date

VISITATION AT: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday, October 21 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will be a 6:45 P.M. Rosary Service and also from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. Saturday, October 22 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 3, 1996 in Medford

EDUCATION: Currently a Sophomore at Medford Area Senior High School

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Chase was currently a Sophomore at MASH, which he loved going to, riding bike and seeing all of his friends. He lived with his grandparents, Robert and Donna Kalmon. Chase loved life, loved people, loved Father Gerard and Deacon Joe, his family and his dog, Winnie. He was a very spiritual young man. He was a BIG packer fan, especially Brett Favre, enjoyed going bumming, riding 4-Wheeler, Hayrides, Tractor rides, camping, walking thru the leaves during the fall, the Harry Potter Series, going for bike rides with Grandma and Grandpa and parties. Chase enjoyed the water, especially swimming. He loved being able to swim with the Dolphins this last January in Florida thru the Make A Wish Foundation.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford and the Brayden Alexander Hydranen-Cephaly Foundation

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Destiny L. Matthias, Andrew A and Rhiannan I. Swanson all of Medford

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother: John Swanson in infancy

PARENTS: Mother: Crystal (Skip) Swanson of Medford
Father: Dan (Angie) Ried
Maternal Grandparents: Bob (Donna) Kalmon of Medford
Paternal Grandparents: Art (Cathy) Ried of Medford and Kayleen Maiden Name: Kestler
Maternal Great-Grandfather: Claire C. Kalmon of Medford
Also survived by Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Other Relatives and Many, Many Friends

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Maternal Great-Grandmother: Carol Kalmon
Maternal Grandparents: Les and Chizuko Rifenburg
Aunt: Jennifer I. Kalmon
Cousin: Isabelle I. Kalmon Mabie

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Alyssa Willner, Blaz Newberry, Kyle Hemple and Connor Keefe

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial’s can be made to Chase’s family to be designated at a later date
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