Edith L. "Kit" Chapman
1923 - 2020
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Edith L. (Kit) Chapman passed away Aug. 31, 2020 at the age of 96. She would have been 97 on Sept. 5.
Edith was an active member of the Community of Christ church where she played the piano and organ, gave music lessons from her home of 75 years.
Instrumental in starting the pie baking booth at the Clark County Fair, Edith continued helping up to age 95.
She retired at the age of 80 from a large retirement home. Edith often remarked that she “took care of old people.” Edith loved to have people come for a visit and served homemade cookies and coffee.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Chapman in 1976 and daughter, Nancy (Mel) Koch in 2006.
Edith is survived by sons, Ralph (Olivia), Walter (Sandra), Joseph (Lori - deceased); daughters, Penny (Norm) Brown and Anna (Steven) Nipper; 13 grandchildren, many great-and great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
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Published in The Columbian on Sep. 6, 2020.
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5 entries
September 11, 2020
What a special person and wonderful neighbor. I will miss our coffee and cookie visits.
My condolences.
Marianne Ahlberg
September 7, 2020
Thank you for the love, laughter, good food and memories. We were blessed to know you.
Cynthia and Lon Gregory
September 7, 2020
Aunt Kit’s kindness, warm smile and generosity will be missed. She would frequently leave fresh cookies, bread and jam on my doorstep her her way to work at the care center
Terri Chapman-Lee
September 6, 2020
Aunt Kit was one of the best people. She was a great influence in my early years. She will be misses.
Tina Chapman-Lawson
September 6, 2020
I miss you my friend. Your smile and genuine welcome everytime I walked through your back door. Your place and your care for me was a calming oasis in this crazy world. The smells we so, ahhh. I have a love of flowers because of you. Now Everytime I see a humming bird I will think of you. I thank God He gave me the opportunity to know you and that I'll get to see you again. I love you my friend.
JoAnn Rodda
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