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Donald Chapin Obituary
icon Donald D. Chapin, 87, of LaGrange Park, at peace on Jan. 13, 2013, beloved husband of 50 years of the late Ruth Elise Chapin; loving father of twin daughters Karen Chapin and Kim (Angelo) DiGangi; devoted brother of the late Clifford (Rose) Chapin, Helen (the late Richard) Pavia, and Bette (Jack) Hallier; caring uncle to many nieces and nephews and fond cousin to many. A veteran of WWII, Don retired after 45 years at Electro-Motive Division. He remained active in his later years running 5K races and skydiving at 83 and 85 years of age. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Honor Flight Chicago. Family and friends are asked to gather at 1 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 2 for a memorial mass and celebration of life in his honor at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 203 S. Kensington Ave., LaGrange, IL 60525. Interment is private. Arrangements handled by the Cremation Society of Illinois, 800/622-8358 or www.cremation-society.com.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Jan. 27, 2013
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