OBITUARY

Hester Faye Chance

January 8, 1931December 30, 2012
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Hester F. Chance, of Terre Haute, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Sunday, December 30, 2012 at her residence, age 81.

Hester was born in Terre Haute on January 8, 1931, the daughter of the late William and Ruth (Godfreed) Irons. She was united in marriage of June 14, 1968 in Terre Haute to the love of her life, William J. Chance, Sr.. Hester worked as a secretary in the yearbook department at Indiana State University before she retired. A very kind and considerate woman, Hester never knew a stranger and was loved by all who knew her. She enjoyed bowling, walking, shopping and dining out. Hester was a true lady, whose memory will live on in the hearts of those she touched for years to come.

She leaves behind her loving husband of 42 years, William J. Chance, Sr.; step-son, William J. "Bill" Chance, Jr. and wife Linda of Terre Haute; step-daughter, Dee and husband Greg Emmert of Houston, TX.; sister, Norma and husband Howard Woods of Milton, FL., along with several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends. In addition to her parents, Hester was welcomed home to heaven by her son, David Allen Branson; siblings, William Ray, Thursia Mae, Esther Melvina and Maxine Ruth, along with her niece, Carla Elliott.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until Hester’s Funeral Ceremony at 2:00 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home. Private interment will take place in Roselawn Memorial Park. The entire Chance family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to the entire staff of VistaCare Hospice for the compassionate care provided to Hester in her final days. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.roselawnfuneralhome.net

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 2, 2013

  • Funeral Ceremony

    Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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Paula Bostic

January 2, 2013

Bill & Linda: So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you both in this time of sorrow.

Local 157 Retirees Club

January 1, 2013

You will be greatly missed by a lot of frends and loved ones.Our prayers are with you and the loved ones you leaved behind.

Ed &Nancy Spencer

January 1, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

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