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  • Born 3 August 1930 - Chapman, Merrick Co., Nebraska, USA
  • Deceased 18 June 2017 - Nebraska Masonic Home, Plattsmouth, Cass Co., Nebraska, USA, aged 86 years old
  • Buried - Forest Lawn Cmtry., Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska, USA


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Find A Grave Memorial# 180571031
Ila Mae Chatfield was born on August 3, 1930 in Chapman, Nebraska and died June 18th 2017 at the Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth, NE. Ila was the daughter of Walter Earl Stander and Lillie Mae (Rawlings) Stander. Ila graduated from high school in Chapman, NE then graduated with honors from Peru State Teachers College in 1955.

While at Peru State, Ila married John Alden on June 4th 1950. From this marriage two daughters were born, Cindy and Amy. When this marriage ended in 1972, Ila continued to raise her two daughters and began a new life and new opportunities.

Ila began her teaching career in a country school in Merrick County, NE. In Omaha she spent many years with the Manpower Program and sold Tupperware. In Omaha she was a counselor at Arbor Heights and later taught English at the District 66 alternative school.

Ila was then active in Eastern Star, Narcissus Chapter #269, having served many positions and culminating as Worthy Matron. She was also a very active participant in the order of the Rainbow Girls. Ila watched her two daughters become Worthy Advisor during this time.

Ila became a Mother Adviser in this organization and was very involved with her responsibilities to all the girls she served. In later years Ila turned her quilting expertise into a business and sold patterns to other quilters. Ila was also a good grandmother to her two grandsons and four step grandsons.

Ila was also a member to St. Paul United Methodist Church. On August 19, 1977 Ila married Walter Chatfield. This marriage lasted 30 years until Walters passing in 2007.

During this time Ila and Walt enjoyed many travels including a trip to the Holly Land. Ila is survived by: Daughter: Cindy Phillips of Georgetown, TX Sisters: Sara Wulf of Fremont, NE Carol Franco of Lafayette, CO Brothers: Bob Stander of West Des Moines, IA Charles Stander of Pensacola, FL Grandsons: Scott Van Dyke of Lincoln, NE Stuart Van Dyke of Overland Park KS Step Sons and daughters: Chris, Penny, Gayle and Bruce Proceeded in death by: Both Parents • Husband: Walter Chatfield • Brother: James Stander • Daughter: Amy (Alden) Van Dyke.
Funeral Service Saturday (6/24/17) 9:30 AM.
Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery at Omaha, Nebraska.

USA Public Records
Name Ila Alden Chatfield
Also Known As Ila W Chatfield
Residence Date 15 Oct 2005
Residence Place Omaha, Nebraska
Birth Date 03 Aug 1930
Phone Number (402) 393-4287
Phone Number Recorded Date 25 Mar 2008
Address 12606 W Dodge Rd Apt 239, Omaha, Nebraska 68154
Address Date 15 Oct 2005
2nd Address 9230 Burt St., Omaha, Nebraska 68114
2nd Address Date 01 May 2004
3rd Address 2515 N 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska 68104
3rd Address Date 01 Jul 1993-01 Jan 2004
Possible Relatives Walter A-Lla Chatfield
Record Number 257022630
United States Public Records
Name I Chatfield
Residence Date 01 Jun 2005
Residence Place Omaha, Nebraska
Address Omaha, Nebraska 68154
Possible Relatives Ila Alden Chatfield, Walter A-Lla Chatfield
Record Number 1143604542

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Walter Earl Stander 1901-1978   Lillie Mae Rawlings 1903-1971

Ila Mae Stander 1930-2017

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