Mona Chapman

Mona Chapman

Alice Ramona “Mona” Chapman, 86 of Galena, IL passed peacefully with family at 10:15 PM, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. A private family service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Galena. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family. She was born September 9, 1930 in Harper’s Ferry, IA the daughter of Harold and Helen Mooney. Mona was united in marriage to Chip (Dale) Chapman on August 9, 1948 and he preceded her in death on May 6, 1978. She lived a full life and was well-known and loved by her family and community as a kind woman who enjoyed cooking, music, gardening and spending time giving through her church. With her gentle and loving-spirit, she brought smiles to all of those who had the pleasure to surround her. Surviving are her nine children, Rick (Mary) Chapman, Steve Chapman, Brigid (Ken) Ellerbach, Kevin (Julie) Chapman, Rodney (Deborah) Chapman, Megan (Gene) Sproule, Paul (Ronda) Chapman, Cara (Roger) Middendorf and Kris Chapman, two brothers, Maury (Kay) and Tom Mooney, nineteen grandchildren and twenty-four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Jeanne Mooney-Norton and sister in-law, Carol Mooney. Her joyous soul can be commemorated through contributions to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. The family would like to thank all her physicians and the staff at Hospice of Dubuque. “Those who love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day- unseen, unheard but always near.. still loved, still missed, and very dear.”

 

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