Burial will be at the Mt. Zion Cemetery near Prescott in Adams County. Memorials may be directed to the Mt. Zion Cemetery for the fence project.
Pauline Faye Chapman, the daughter of Andrew Roscoe and Mary Agnes (Bohlen) Lane, was born December 25, 1917, in Union County near Creston, Iowa. Pauline entered eternal rest on April 14, 2007, at the Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa, at the age of eighty-nine years, three months, and twenty days.
Pauline graduated from Prescott High School with the Class of 1934 (at age 16). On April 14, 1937, she married William Bryan Chapman at Grant City, Missouri. Two children were born to bless this union. Pauline lived on a farm near the Nevinville and Williamson areas in Adams County most of her life. She was a farm wife and homemaker. She raised chickens on the farm and made crafts.
Pauline was a very active member of the 1st Christian Church in Creston while able. She served as the church secretary for several years. Pauline loved to bowl and bowled in many leagues over the years. Pauline was a member of the “Happy Hour Club” for 50 years and was an active member of the Rebekah Lodge for several years.
Left to mourn Paulines passing is her son, William (wife Betty) Chapman, Jr., Creston; her daughter, Mary (husband Stanley) Nichols, Harlan; her sister, Ethel Hinshaw, Clearfield; her sister-in-law, Nancy Lane of California; Seven Grandchildren: Rick Chapman; Rod Chapman (friend Diane Kitzman); Dan (wife Marie) Chapman; Linda (husband Bob) Holst; Lisa (husband Wayne) Reichter; Steven (wife Toni) Nichols; and Mike Nichols; Eight Great-Grandchildren: Devon and Alex Chapman; Grant and Grace Holst; Tara and Travis Reichter; and Josie and Carley Nichols; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceding Pauline in death were her parents; her husband, William in 1996; four brothers: Rex Lane, Orlo Lane, Donald Lane, and Roscoe Lane, Jr.; and three sisters: Marie Howie, Irene Reed, and Marguerite Truman.