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LaVerl Chapman 1939-2017


Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 10/20/2017 at 23:43:53

LaVerl Chapman, 77, of Greeley, died peacefully Sunday, March 5, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital of congestive heart failure. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Clifton-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, and one hour before the service Friday at the church. Funeral services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 10, at Earlville United Parish, Earlville, by the Rev. Jill Mack. Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Earlville.

LaVerl was born April 23, 1939, in Anamosa, the son of Clarence and Myrtle (Parsons) Chapman. LaVerl married Theresa Lemmer, and together they had two children. She later passed away. LaVerl married Joyvonne Norte on June 11, 1977. LaVerl spent his life farming and worked as an industrial maintenance mechanic for over 40 years at ATI - Paladin. His passion was country music. He enjoyed playing in the country band, the Western Kings, and loved teaching his children and grandchildren to play music. He also spent time with his horses.

LaVerl is survived by his wife, Joyvonne of Greeley; his children, Sandy (Rick) Ross of Manchester, Connie (Rick) Tibbott of Manchester, Charlie (Alissa) Chapman of Marion and Julie (Frank) Thurn of Manchester; grandchildren, Christina, Jeremy, Bob, Ian, Ava, Jesse, Beau, Jake, Pam, Jessie and Rick; great-grandchildren, Aidan, Mason, Zander and Phoenix; and siblings, LeVerne (Delores) Chapman, Leonard (Karen) Chapman, Harold (Joanie) Chapman, Lyle (Sandra) Chapman, Lester (Marilyn) Chapman and Denny (Shelly) Chapman.

LaVerl was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glen; sister, Alberta; and nephews, Allen and Mike.

Please share a memory of LaVerl at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.

Gazette, The (Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, IA) - Monday, March 6, 2017


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