Wendy Lee (Kite) Chase

Wendy Lee (Kite) Chase, 44, of Sperry, Iowa, formerly of Bonaparte, Iowa, passed away at 12:34 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

She was born on December 22, 1978, in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, the daughter of Otis James “Jim” and Sandra (Stecker) Kite. On October 9, 2010, she married James Chase at Harrisburg Church.

Survivors include her husband: Jim; children: Kale, Lily and Tessa; mother: Sandra (Bob) Batten of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; father: Jim (Teresa) Kite of Bonaparte, Iowa; brothers: Trae (Kyli) Kite, Cory (Jill) Kite and Tyler (Tiana) Kite; step-brothers: Trevis (Tembi) Batten and Eric (Annie) Batten. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Wendy was a graduate of Harmony High School. She attended Kirkwood Community College to become a surgical technician. She later received her RN license from Southeastern Community College. She worked as a registered nurse at Morning Sun Care Center. Wendy enjoyed camping and canoeing at Current River each year. Most of all, she enjoyed being with her family.

Family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 2023, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington.

A funeral service will held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2023, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington.

Burial will be at Vale Cemetery in Bonaparte.

A memorial has been established in her memory.

Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com.