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Janet E. Chorpenning

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Janet Eloise Chorpenning

age 79, of Versailles, IN passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She was born October 21, 1933 in Switzerland County, IN. Her parents were Russell and Ester Keith Kelley. She married Russell Chorpenning February 18, 1961.

Janet was a nursing graduate in 1955 from Bethesda School of Nursing located in Cincinnat, Ohio. She later continued her education receiving her Ed.D degree. Janet's nursing career covered instructory at Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, Purdue University and IUPUI, retiring in 2007. Later she served as Chief Nursing Consultant to the Indiana State Board of Health.

Janet loved her family and especially enjoyed watching her two grandchildren in their swimming and other sporting events.

Survivors include her husband, Russell B. Chorpenning of Indianapolis; son, Allan and wife Marie of Indianapolis; brother, Glen and Jackie Kelley of Batesville; grandchildren, Andrew and Allison Chorpenning of Indianapolis; sister-in-law: Barbara Kelley of Evansville, IN. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ivan Kelley.

Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Neal's Funeral Home , Osgood, with the funeral service following at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Cliff Hill Cemetery, Versailles.

Memorial contributions may be made to IU School of Nursing, AM , or the Delaware Methodist Church.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on July 12, 2013
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