LONGEVITY MARRIED 50 YEARS: BOB AND DALLAS CHASE.
Byline: - Simone Schramm
Bob and Dallas Chase of Granada Hills celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party with family and friends on Aug. 27 at their home. The party featured four themes representing countries they have lived in: Japan, China, Mexico and Australia. Each area featured food and beverages from that country, and each guest received ``passports'' as souvenirs. The couple also acknowledged their anniversary with a yearlong celebration of monthly overnight stays in places that carried special significance in their lives, including Monterey Park Monterey Park, city (1990 pop. 60,738), Los Angeles co., S Calif., a growing residential suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1916. It is a wholesale, retail, and financial services center. , Zion National Park Zion National Park, 146,592 acres (59,349 hectares), SW Utah. First proclaimed a national monument in 1909, it was enlarged several times and established as a national park in 1919. and Catalina Island Catalina Island: see Santa Catalina. . They recently took a trip to Seattle as well.
Bob and Dallas were high-school sweethearts in Inglewood. They married several years later, after Bob returned from service in Japan during the Korean War Korean War, conflict between Communist and non-Communist forces in Korea from June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953. At the end of World War II, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel into Soviet (North Korean) and U.S. (South Korean) zones of occupation. .
Dallas graduated from Inglewood High School Inglewood High School can refer to:
Bob graduated with a bachelor's degree from Pepperdine University in 1952, and a master's degree in English from the University of Southern California The U.S. News & World Report ranked USC 27th among all universities in the United States in its 2008 ranking of "America's Best Colleges", also designating it as one of the "most selective universities" for admitting 8,634 of the almost 34,000 who applied for freshman admission . He retired from Pierce College as dean of academic affairs and has taught on U.S. Navy ships in Japan, China, Mexico and Australia.
Their six children are Tom Nixon of San Francisco, Michael Nixon of Napa Valley, Robin Chase of Sebastopol, Kathy Landkammer of Rancho Cucamonga, Sandra Landkammer of Seattle and Karen Drenner of Palmdale. They also have eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.