Chase D. Tonne
Chase D. Tonne, beloved husband of 40 years to Barbara (Galarde) Tonne passed away suddenly on December 18, 2020 at the age of 92. Son of Carl and Elsa Tonne, brother of Jeanne Luce (deceased) and Carl Tonne (deceased), father of Steven, Randall, David and Doug (deceased).
Grandfather of eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Chase earned BS and MS degrees from U. of Cincinnati, and an MBA from Xavier U. Chase was a 35-year employee of USI Chemical Co. holding positions of Research Chemist, Patent Liaison Supervisor, and Manager, Staff Services. In retirement, he worked 18 years part-
Time as Technical Assistant for the U.S. EPA and 11 years as Adjunct Math Professor for U. of Cincinnati. Chase volunteered for his community by tutoring math, serving with Citizens on Patrol and organizations assisting people in need. Chase was a member of St. John’s Unitarian Church in Clifton for over 30 years. His activities Included the Men’s Social and Book Groups, Sound Technician, and Community Service projects. Chase’s hobbies included golfing, fishing, travel, and audio books.
Chase has donated his remains to the U.C. Medical College. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. John’s Unitarian Church.