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Obituary for William L. Chapman
12 January, 1944 - March, 1973
From The Idaho Press-Tribune
March, 1973
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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William Chapman

     NAMPA - Funeral services for William L. Chapman, 29, of 1529 N. Sixth St., Payette, who died Wednesday evening at a Caldwell hospital following an electrical shock while at work Wednesday afternoon, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
     The Rev. Rol Burg, pastor of the Ten Mile Community Church, and Dr. T. Ross Paden, pastor of the Nampa First United Presbyterian Church, will officiate.  Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens on Karcher Road.
     Mr. Chapman was born Jan. 12, 1944, at Nampa.  He was reared at Nampa, attending schools here, and graduated from Nampa High School in 1962.  He attended Boise Junior College, and graduated from there in 1964.  He was married to Donnette Isaacs, on Oct. 11, 1969, at Lovelock, Nev.  He was employed by the Idaho Power Company at Payette, at the time of his death.  They had made their home at Payette for about 6 months.
     Prior to moving to Payette he had been employed by the Dry Lake Electric Company here at Nampa.  He had served with the 116th Armored Calvary, Idaho National Guard, for six years.
     Mr. Chapman was a member of the Nampa First United Presbyterian Church, and was a Senior DeMolay, having been a member of Nampa Chapter, Order of DeMolay, during his high school years.
     He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Donnette Chapman, of Payette; two daughters, Jennifer Jo and Rebecca Ann Chapman, both at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Chapman of Nampa; two brothers, Sherl L. Chapman of Meridian Route 2, and Rex L. Chapman of Eagle, one sister, Mrs Dave (Lynne) Holladay, of Boise; and by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bowers, of Nampa