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Doloris LaMoyne Ericson Chapman

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Services were held for Doloris LaMoyne Ericson Chapman, 87 on Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Spirit of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in McAllen, Texas.

Pastor K.W. Werhmeister officiated.

Doloris passed away on Feb. 24, 2009 after a short illness.

The daughter of Florence Margaret Nugent Ericson and Melvin Andrew Ericson, she was born on March 23, 1921 in Hartley. She grew up in Sheldon and Everly and laer was a cosmetologist and owned beauty shops in Spencer and Everly, Iowa. She also spent several years as a bookkeeper.

Doloris married Arnold Defoe Chapman on Nov. 23, 1948, in Spencer. They were in the oil business until 1994 when they moved to McAllen, Texas. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer and Spirit of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in McAllen.

Doloris was preceded in death by her husband, Arnie; daughter, Donita; and sister, Floreine Adrian.

Doloris is survived by two daughters: Denise Mohr and husband, Robert of Punta Gorda, Fla., and Sharon Chapman of McAllen, Texas; two granddaughters; and one great granddaughter.

Kreidler Funeral Home, Inc. of McAllen, Texas was in charge of arrangements.