MISSOULA- Charles Raymond "Chase" Dyer, 25, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at his home in Missoula of an enlarged heart.
Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 27, at the Pondera Funeral Home in Conrad. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Conrad. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Kirsten Dyer of Missoula; parents, Kurt and Sue Dyer of Brady; sister, Jorri Dyer of Brady; grandmother, Sally Dyer of Brady; uncles, Mike (Deb) Rosbarsky of Missoula and Craig Dyer of Brady; and cousins, Dusty (Danele) Dyer, Julie (Robbie) Prewett, Matt (Colleen) Rosbarsky and Steve (Amanda) Rosbarsky.
Chase was born July 24, 1982, in Great Falls to Kurt and Sue Dyer. He was raised in the Brady area and was a graduate of Brady High School in 2000. He enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania and Wharton School of Business from 2000-01.
Chase attended the University of Montana in Missoula and graduated in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in sociology with an emphasis in criminology. He was accepted into Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Fla., and was planning on starting law school in the fall.
Chase married Kirsten Hayes in Missoula on April 3, 2007.
Chase worked at Ashley Furniture and Direct TV in Missoula.
He had also volunteered his time with the Red Cross and Montana for Safe and Healthy Families. Chase was an avid reader, and enjoyed playing board games and watching movies. He thrived on studying the law and being a member of the speech and debate team.
Chase was fascinated by the beauty of nature and the scenery of Montana.
Family was very important to Chase, along with spending time with his cat.
He is preceded in death by grandparents, Charles "Ray" Dyer and Steve and Freeda Rosbarsky; and an aunt, Debbie (Denzer) Dyer.
Memorials may be made to Great Falls Catholic Central Speech and Debate Department, the Missoula Food Bank or a charity of donor's choice.