Vernon “Dean” Chapman, age 79 years, of rural Wonewoc, Wisconsin, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at his home surrounded by family.
He was born on February 11, 1940 to Clayton and Alice “Lucille” (Mason) Chapman in Blackhawk County, Iowa. Dean was united in marriage to Dorothy Alberts on January 12, 1962 in New Hartford, Iowa.
Dean worked a short time in road construction and then moved from Iowa to Wisconsin in 1970. They farmed near South Ridge, rural Ontario/Kendall area and later retired to their home in Sauk County where they enjoyed their family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; children, Dawn (Erik) Folland of Hillsboro, Darwin Chapman (Carmen Gibson) of Wilton, Dalyn (Peggy) Chapman of Kendall, Heidi (Kip) Weber of Elroy and Amos (Jenni) Schrock of Hillsboro; grandchildren, Sarah, Rebekah, Travis, Jonathon, Clayton, Kyle, Kade, Hana, Cheyenne, Ashlynn, Tristan, Tabitha and Tiffany; ten Great Grandchildren; and siblings, Darlene, Margaret, Nancy, Harold, Shirley, Rose, Janet, Linda, Larry and Greg, all of Iowa.
Dean was preceded in death by his Parents; in-laws, John and Gladys Alberts; sister, Marion and brothers, Kenneth and Don.
Memorial Services celebrating the life of Dean Chapman will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Friends may call at the Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m.