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Rex Chacey


   Rex Harold Chacey, 82, died March 5, 2016 at the Jefferson County Hospital in Fairfield, Iowa. He was born March 16, 1933 near Martinsburg, Iowa to Ray and Gladys Martin Chacey. He attended Martinsburg schools and graduated from Hedrick High School in 1951. He was a farmer all of his life raising sheep, hogs and cattle.  He loved all of his farm animals. On December 5, 1970, he married Jennie Harward Coleman in Memphis, Missouri.  Rex loved the Iowa Hawkeyes in any sports, but most of all his family. Rex never tried to miss any activity his family had participated in.  He was a Steady Run Township trustee and a charter member of the Ollie Lions Club.
   He is survived by his wife Jennie, two sons Mike Coleman of North Liberty, Steve (Kathy) Coleman of Richland, one granddaughter Crystal (Terry) Winn of Fairfield, and three grandsons Shawn (Jennifer) Coleman of Packwood, Andy (Kathlene) Coleman of Linby, and Brandon (Angie) Coleman of Fairfield. Eleven great grandchildren Tayler and Jonathan Winn, Kennedy, Erika, Levi, Alec, Autumn, Brody, Bailee, Emma and Jaxon Coleman. One nephew Dave (Nancy) Tremmel of Sigourney, cousins and Jennie’s extended family.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Marie Tremmel.

Funeral Service: Wednesday 10:30 A.M. Packwood Christian Church
Visitation: Tuesday 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Packwood Christian Church
Burial: Mt. Zion Martinsburg

Memorials: Ollie Fire Department, Hedrick Fire Department, Packwood Fire Departments



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