Gery Chase, of Shakopee, MN, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at the age of 71. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation (833 S. Marschall Rd.) in Shakopee. Family and friends can also stream the service at the following link: Gery Chase Funeral Service (Meeting ID: 969 6386 2277 / Passcode: 365331).
Gery Jean Wicks was born in Valley City, ND on May 30, 1949. She was the daughter of DelRose Mae (Reider) and Walter Wayne Wicks. She grew up in Valley City and graduated from Valley City High School.
She then moved to Minnesota and married Donald Chase on July 25, 1971. They lived in Shakopee. She worked at several jobs including as a school bus monitor before she retired. She loved her cockatoo parrot, Angel, and her granddaughter, Mary. She liked pastries, many kinds of music, stuffed animals, doing puzzles and watching police television dramas.
Gery is survived by her husband, Donald Chase; son, Peter Chase; granddaughter, Mary Reagan Chase-Carson; sisters, Linda Meland, Kathy (John) Steiner & Janice Lucero; brother, Steven Wicks; other loving relatives and friends.
She was greeted in Heaven by her parents, Walter & DelRose Wicks; infant brother, Michael Wicks; her grandparents; and in-laws, Fred & Florence Chase.
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