LaSalle County

Ella Chapman

MARSEILLES - Mrs. Hiram (Ella) Chapman, 80, of Marseilles died Friday night at the Rivershores Nursing Home.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Seals-Campbell Chapel with the Rev. Robert Glaser of the Immanuel Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Monday at the chapel.

Memorials may be directed to the Gordon Thorsen Cancer Fund.

She was born in Marseilles Nov. 17, 1893, to John and Bertha Juergenson Hetelle. In 1917, she married Hiram Chapman, who survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Delbert of Newark, Russell of Plattville, Chet of Marseilles, and Wes of Seneca; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two brothers, Jesse Hetelle and Gust Hetelle both of Marseilles, and one sister, Miss Emma Hetelle of Marseilles. She was preceded in death by one son, four brothers and one sister.

Source: Ottawa Daily Times, Saturday, March 16, 1974, contributed by Ruth Ann Dierzen

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