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Sophie Hempen Chapman
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1875, Germany
Death: Jan. 23, 1970
Keosauqua
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Sophie Chapman, 94, of Bonaparte, died Friday, Jan. 23, at 5 a.m. In Van Buren County Memorial hospital, Keosauqua after a lengthy illness.
She was born Sept. 28, 1875 in Germany, the daughter of Christian Hempen and Helen Schroeder Hempen. She came to the United States in 1881.
On Oct. 21, 1914 at Gladbrook, Iowa, she married Will Allen Chapman. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by one son, Roy Chapman of Bonaparte; one niece whom she raised, Mrs. Byron (Clara) Muntz of Bonaparte; one sister, Mrs. Ferd Tompsen of Dugald, Canada; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one step-daughter and two sisters.
The funeral service was held Sunday at 2 p.m. In the Bonaparte Presbyterian church with the Rev. Edward Maus officiating. Burial was in Bonaparte Cemetery.
Miller's Home for Funerals in Farmington was in charge of arrangements. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Will Allen Chapman (1870 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Roy W. Chapman (1919 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bonaparte Cemetery
Bonaparte
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Jean Wenke
Record added: May 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26601419
Sophie <i>Hempen</i> Chapman
Added by: Jean Wenke
 
 
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