Idaho County Free Press
Thursday, May 8, 1958
MERTIE HUTCHENS RITES HERE SATURDAY
Mrs. Mertie Chase Hutchens, 74, died Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in
Mrs. Hutchens had lived in the tri-cities area since October 1945, moving there
following the death of her husband, John F. Hutchens. Mrs. Hutchens was a former
She is survived by three sons, Roy and Francis of Pasco, and Bryan of Kennewick;
two daughters, Mrs. Otis (June) King, Clarkston, and Mrs. William (Sarah) Brown,
Wallowa, Oregon; three brothers, Elmer Chase, Grangeville; Oden Chase, American
Falls, and Theodore Chase of California; two sisters, Mrs. John (Laverne)
Johnson, Greencreek, and Mrs. Garnit (Edith) McLean, Leslieville, Alberta,
Canada; 14 grandchildren and eight grandchildren.
Rites will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Robertson-Hansen Funeral Chapel.
John H. Strong will officiate. Interment follows at the Harpster Cemetery. The
Muller Funeral Home of Kennewick is in charge of arrangements.
Submitted by Chris Cornett