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Chandler B. Church

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Chandler B. Church Obituary
Chandler B. Church
Chandler B. Church passed away on March 3, 2016 at the age of 81, at the Fountains in Yuba City, CA surrounded by his loving wife, Ellie, his sister, and three children. He was born March 2, 1935 in Sacramento, CA, to Chandler and Genevieve Church.

The family was a long time ranching family in Nevada County. Chandler attended Grass Valley schools and graduated from high school in Elko, NV where the family has a ranch. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming.

"Chan" married Mary Lou Browing of Grass Valley and they had three children - Carol Lynn, Kathryn Mary, and Chandler 111. He later married Eleanor (Ellie) Carter. He entered a career in banking with Bank of America in Chowchilla, CA. He transferred to the Bank of America in Merced, CA and was promoted to the Bank of America in Yuba City as branch manager in early 1980. He remained with them for 27 years before retiring. He took a position and opened the new Tri Counties in Yuba City, CA and was with them for 12 years as Senior Vice President.

He was a member of the Board of Directors of Peach Tree Golf and Country Club for many years. Chandler and Ellie were active and dedicated members of Peach Tree Golf and Country Club and enjoyed many golf holidays with their friends and family. Chandler belonged to Marysville Elks Lodge 783 and to the Moose Lodge 1594 of Gridley, CA.

He is survived by his wife Ellie of 28 years, his three children Carol, Katie (Joe), and Chandler (Anna); two stepsons Craig Carter and Steve Carter (Debbie); nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and his sister Janice Church Mann (Bob). He is preceded in death by his parents.

The family wants to thank the nurses at Rideout Hospital and the Fountains for the wonderful care of Chandler.

Donations may be made to in Chandler's memory. A celebration of his life will be held March 19, 2016 at 11:00 am at Peach Tree Golf and Country Club in Marysville, CA.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Mar. 9 to Mar. 18, 2016
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