John "Jack" T. Chapman
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RACINE Surrounded by his loving family, John "Jack" T. Chapman, age 88, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Wheaton Franciscan -All Saints Medical Center. Jack was born in Racine, February 24, 1925, son of the late John and Louise (née: Vanbree) Chapman. Jack proudly served in the United States Army. On August 17, 1957 he was united in marriage to Donna M. Stanton who preceded him in death in 2007. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service as a carrier for thirty years, retiring in 1985. He was a member and usher at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. He also belonged to the Catholic Men's Association, American Legion, V.F.W. Post 1391, National Association of Letter Carriers, and National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He enjoyed volunteering with Meals on Wheels. More than anything he cherished time with his family. He will be deeply missed. Jack is survived by his four sons; Michael (Mary), Thomas (Virginia), John (Kimberly), Steve (Sherry) and his daughter, Mary Chapman. He was loved by his many grandchildren; Nicholas, Ashley, Julie, Haley, Lindsey, Thomas Jr., Annamarie, Melody, Julie (Corey), Jennifer, and Timothy; other relatives and many dear friends. A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, December 9, 2013, 5:00 P.M. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring Street, with Rev. Terrance J. Huebner officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Monday at the church from 3:00 P.M. until time of Mass at 5:00 P.M. Private entombment will be held at Holy Cross Garden Mausoleum, Hwy 32. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, P.O. Box 636, Port Washington, WI 53074 or to the
have been suggested. A very special thank you to Dr. Mullane and staff and also to the entire staff at Wheaton Franciscan for their loving and compassionate care. MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME 803 Main St. Racine, WI 53403 (262) 634-7888 Please send condolences to www.meredithfuneralhome.com
Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home
803 Main Street
Racine, WI 53403
Published in Racine Journal Times from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2013