Hazel was born Hazel Chase to Miles and Lena Chase (Deacon) in Walkerville, MI, she passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 at her home. She attended Walkerville High School. She was employed by E.H. Sheldon in Muskegon. She retired from Stow Davis of Grand Rapids, MI. Hazel was married December 31, 1953 to Frank O’Connor in Muskgeon, MI. Surviving are son James O’Connor, sister Mary Chase of Muskegon, MI, brothers Philip Chase of Grand Bay, Alabama, Michael and Paul Chase of Walkerville, MI, stepson James Haralson and family of Bellevue, MI. She was predeceased by her husband Frank, her parents, sister Helen and brother James. A private graveside service will be held at Elbridge Township Cemetery in Hart, MI.