PONTIAC – Anna M. “Ann” Chapman, 92, of Pontiac, Ill., passed away on Friday, July 15, 2022, at OSF St. James – John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac, Ill.
She was born on January 1, 1930, in Pontiac, to Ward and Florence (Shepherd) Trent. She married Donald L. Chapman in Pontiac on May 14, 1949. He preceded her in death on December 21, 2002. She was also preceded in death by one great-grandchild and one brother, Dean M. Trent.
Surviving is one son, Donald L. (Jane) Chapman, Jr. of Morton, Ill.; one daughter, Mae (Brian) Dietz of Farmersburg, Ind.; six grandchildren, Christina (Ed) Singer, Dawn Smith, David Chapman, Donna (Bob) Chapman Lanter, Donald T. (Bobbi Jo) Chapman, and Jody (Amanda) Dietz; one nephew, Jeffrey D. Trent; 23 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Ann worked in assembly at Motorola Electronics in Pontiac during the 1970’s and retired in the 1980’s. She then worked at the Evenglow Lodge in Pontiac in the dietary department, retiring in 2010.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Pontiac.
Ann enjoyed family time, gardening, shopping and playing cards. She looked forward to her yearly trips to Branson, Mo. Ann was an avid Chicago Bears fan.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Sunny Slope Cemetery in Saunemin, Ill., with Rev. Gretchen Stinebaugh officiating. Family will begin gathering at the cemetery at 10 a.m. prior to the service.
Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.
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