Pauline Chapman, 87, of Salem, Illinois died November 7, 2019 at her
home, under the care of family and friends.
Born July 30, 1932 in Omega, Illinois, she was the daughter of Lyman E. and
Zilpha M. (See) Jones.
Pauline was a member of the Omega Quilters, the Pinochle Club, and the Salem
Elks Lodge. A former member of the Omega Presbyterian Church, she transferred
membership to Grace Church of the Nazarene in Salem. As a young lady, she worked
for Brown Shoe Company formerly of Salem as a fancy stitcher. She then raised her
family before returning to work at Chapman Decorating in 1972. She then worked
for World Color Press in Salem, retiring at the age of 58.
She married Kenneth H. Chapman, July 30, 1949 in Henderson, KY and he preceded
her in death, October 29, 1995.
Surviving are her sons, Leon Chapman, Terry (Marla) Chapman, and Tim (Connie)
Chapman all of Salem, and Jay (Cassy) Chapman of St. Peter, IL, along with 10
grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
Also left to mourn her passing is her friend, Charles Goldsborough of Altamont,
IL and the best neighbor and caregiver ever, Julia (Dan) Piasecki.
Also, in-laws, Floyd (Ola) Chapman, Ruby Chapman and Nellie Linder all of Salem,
and Darrell Chapman of Georgia.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her brother,
Visitation will be 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday at the Grace Church of the
Nazarene in Salem, and from 10:00 am until the service hour at the church on
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday at the Grace Church of the Nazarene
with Pastor Doug Romine officiating. Burial will follow at the 1880--Lovell
Grove Cemetery, Omega, IL.
The family suggest those honoring Pauline with memorials choose from Addy &
Friends Inclusive Playground, Salem Township Hospital Foundation, Lovell Grove
Cemetery or the Grace Church of the Nazarene and may be left with
Sutherland-Rankin Funeral Home, entrusted with the family's care.