Beverly A. Chapman, 76, of Sumner, died Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2016, at the Hillcrest Home Chapel in Sumner with Rev. Mike Christie officiating. Interment will follow at Union Mound Cemetery in Sumner. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at Hillcrest on Friday.
Beverly Ann, daughter of Clifford and Vera Covel Bennett, was born June 23, 1939, at Alexandria, Minnesota, and later graduated from Charles City High School. On September 8, 1964, Bev was united in marriage with Carl E. Chapman in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Bev and Carl were residents of Sumner for many years. At one time Bev worked at Community Memorial Hospital and the Hillcrest Home in Sumner and for the Good Samaritan Home in West Union, prior to retiring in 2005. She was both a CNA and CMA. She and her husband were members of the Wesleyan Church (which is now the Fayette Community Church) in Fayette. Bev enjoyed scrapbooking, crafts, and taking pictures.
She is survived by two daughters, Carla Chapman Buck of Grundy Center and Linda Chapman of Sumner; a foster son, Jeff Luchtenburg of Finchford; a special friend, Donna Floden of Calvert City, Kentucky; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and four nephews.
Bev was preceded in death by her husband, Carl, who died November 29, 1995; her parents; a sister, Marion Knapp; and a baby brother Bennett.