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Robert John "Bob" Chapman
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1925
Mukwonago
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 2011
East Troy
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: John R Chapman
Age: 5
Estimated birth year: 1925
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: grandson
Living with: parents, and Agnes Chapman, age 57 b. Wisconsin (widow)
Parents: John A and Isabell Chapman, ages 24 and 22
Home in 1930: Mukwonago, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Address: State Trunk Highway 83
Marital status: single
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Father's occupation: farm laborer
Occupation: none
Sibling living at home: Roger W (age 2 3/12)
Census place: Mukwonago, Waukesha, Wisconsin; Roll: 2616; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 725.0; FHL microfilm: 2342350
Date: 2 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Robert Chapman
Age: 15
Estimated birth year: 1925
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: son
Parents: John and Isabell Chapman, ages 35 and 35
Home in 1940: Mukwonago, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Address: Highway 93
Marital status: single
Highest grade of school completed: high school 1 year
Living on farm: yes
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Father's birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's birthplace: Wisconsin
Father's occupation: farmer
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: William (age 12) and Patty (8)
Census place: Mukwonago, Waukesha, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4533; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 67-24
Date: 22 Apr 1940

Obituary from the "Mukwonago Chief" dated 20 Jul 2011:
Mukwonago
Robert J. "Bob" Chapman
Feb. 23, 1925 - July 18, 2011
Robert J. "Bob" Chapman, lifelong Mukwonago resident, died from injuries sustained in an auto accident in East Troy on Monday, July 18, 2011 at the age of 86.
He was born in Mukwonago on February 23, 1925 to John and Isabelle (nee: Murdock) Chapman. On April 10, 1948 he married Marianna Mae Pettis; she preceded him in death on November 14, 1995. Bob was employed for many years at Miller Brewery. He was a former village of Mukwonago trustee and president of the Mukwonago Seniors for many years. Bob was an avid sports fan, and he enjoyed coaching Land O' Lakes baseball and was very proud to have coached the team to two grand championships. He was a longtime member of St. James Catholic Church and was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Council 7048 and a member of the Fourth Degree Albert Cardinal Meyer Knights of Columbus Assembly 1304. Robert also loved to hunt, fish, play cards, bowl and golf.
He will be sadly missed by his children: Connie (Terry) Mess of Mukwonago; Cindy (Tim) Savin of Waukesha; Randy Chapman of Eagle; Robert (Rita Curnow) Chapman of Minneapolis, MN; Cathy (Tim) Crain of Port Washington; Claudia (Robin) Dorbard of Mukwonago; Barry (Yvonne) Chapman of Hillsboro; and Cheryl Chapman of Pittsville; 19 grandchildren: J.R., Trisha, Shane, Tammy, Gabriel, Jon, Clayton, Allison, Chad, Amber, Ashley, Grant, Derik, Cassandra, James, Jessica, Nicole, Jeannette and Jason, 20 great-grandchildren: Abagail, Craig, Angela, MacKenzie, Bailey, Kylie, Jaden, Melodee, Kayla, Chloe, Dylan, Sawyer, Kyla, Cailey, Kendall, Ava, Dylin, Derek, Luke and Hayden. He is further survived by his brother William (Fern) Chapman of Mukwonago, his sister Pat Chapman of Waukesha, special friend Joan Busch of Mukwonago, sisters-in-law: Ella Hollberg, Georgia (Warren) Woolridge, Barbara (Dwight) Wright, Sandra (Sid) Staton and Iva Peck, brothers-in-law: Juel (Joan) Pettis and Harry Bowey, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife Marianna and his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter Colleen Kay Chapman, and sister-in-law Gladys Bowey.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 21, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 830 County Road NN East, Mukwonago, WI. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 22, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Graveside services will immediately follow the funeral Mass at St. Peter Cemetery in East Troy. Memorials are appreciated to the Knights of Columbus Council #7048, P.O. Box 385, Mukwonago, WI 53149.

He married Marianna Mae Pettis 10 Apr 1948 in Mukwonago, Waukesha, Wisconsin.
 
 
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  Marianna Mae Pettis Chapman (1931 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

CHAPMAN
Beloved husband
and father
Robert J.
Feb. 23, 1925
Jul. 18, 2011
Beloved wife
and mother
Marianna M.
Dec. 15, 1931
Nov. 14, 1995
[married] Apr. 10, 1948
 
Burial:
Saint Peters Cemetery
East Troy
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Nov 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120724804
Robert John Bob Chapman
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Robert John Bob Chapman
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Robert John Bob Chapman
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