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Chapman, Katherine Elinor "Kay"

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June 24, 1931 - January 30, 2017

Chapman, Katherine Elinor "Kay"

Katherine Elinor “Kay” Chapman, born June 24, 1931, in Chicago, IL, to George Francis Carlson and Elsie Ahrenberg, passed away January 30, 2017, in Omaha, NE. She was born and raised in Chicago, IL, but lived much of her adult life in North Texas where she was married to Alvin Earl Chapman, Sr., for 39 years before his death in 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and brothers Richard (Dick) Carlson, and George John Carlson.

Kay is survived by her daughters Nancy Lorimer (Dan), Sue Bacon (Scott), Jan Bonnette (Ron), Ann Wade (Terry), and Dian Huber (Lance); step-sons Al Chapman, Jr., (Judi), and Tim Chapman (Debi); 29 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, with an additional two soon to be born, and a wealth of extended family and friends.

Kay will be remembered for her deep faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ, her infectious laugh, loving a good joke, and never meeting a stranger.

Family will receive visitors  from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, February 3, 2017 in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

Celebration of Life service will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the North Dallas Funeral Home.

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Betty Dwyer

February 03, 2017 3:06PM

The El Dorado family will always remember your kind spirit, laughter, and faith. But one buddy will always remember your smile and laughter. Betty misses you so much.