Isabel J. Chip(1932 - 2018)

Isabel J. Chip
November 7, 1932 - September 8, 2018

Isabel J. Chip was called home to be with the Lord on September 8th 2018 at 8:35 AM at her Hesperia home, surrounded by her family. Born in Santa Clara, New Mexico on November 7th 1932, to Cruz and Katie Jimenez, she was 85 years of age. Isabel married the love of her life, Henry T. Chip of Columbus, New Mexico on September 13th 1950. Together they established a home in Hurley, New Mexico. Soon after, Henry entered military service, (United States Air Force). The happy couple traveled the world, having been stationed in Japan, the Philippines, Florida, to name a few. They eventually settled in Hesperia, California in 1976, where Henry finished his military career, honorably retiring from George Air Force Base. Their lives together were blessed and happy. Henry and Isabel were the proud parents of six children, 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Their Hesperia home became the focal point for the entire Chip family and the extensive extended family. It was the centerpiece for holidays, family events, gatherings and daily visits. Isabel was known for her kindness, generosity, boisterous laugh, raising her children appropriately, helping with all of her grandkids and great-grandkids. She was famous among family and friends for her cooking. You never left their home with an empty stomach or without a smile on your face. Her love and dedication to her family was second to none! Her advice and teaching made her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren the wonderful people they are today. They were also foster parents of 7 children. Isabel was preceded in death by her parents Cruz Jimenez and Katie Lockwood, her sister Clorinda Garcia, brothers Frank Jimenez, Julian Jacques, Jesse Jimenez, son Steven Chip and grandchild Kase Chip. She leaves behind her loving husband of 65 years, Henry T. Chip of Hesperia CA; her brother Albert "Bertie" Jimenez of Bayard NM; her sister Virginia Apodaca of Santa Clara NM; sister Leonora Jacquez Quintana of Las Vegas NV, her children and their spouses, Mary and Dan Schooler of Huntington Beach CA, Rick F. Chip of Hesperia CA, David and Renee Chip of Dayton NV, Greg and Stacey Chip of Moreland OK, Robert and Shelley Chip of Gilbert AZ, and Monica and Paul Walker of Visalia CA; her grandchildren Jesica O'Riley, Aaron Schooler, Koah Tadeo, Derek Chip, Jordan Morawetz, Shaylin Morawetz, Carin Leighton, Taylor Ostrander, Kevin Walker, Steven Gregory, Chip Martin and Kenna Chip, and 12 great-grandchildren. She will be forever missed, but never, ever forgotten. Services to be held Friday, September 14, 2018; the viewing will be 0800 to 930 AM at Desert View Funeral home, 11478 Amargosa Rd., Victorville CA 92392; a Rosary Service will start at 1000 hours at Holy Family Church at 9974 "I" Ave., Hesperia CA 92345; at 1030 AM, church services will commence at the same location. A reception to follow at 12:00 noon back at the Desert View Funeral home.

Funeral Home

Desert View Funeral Home
11478 AMARGOSA RD Victorville, CA 92392
(760) 244-0007
Published in the Daily Press on Sept. 12, 2018