She was educated in the country and normal schools of her native state. She taught school for two years near her home.
She was married on March 20th, 1902, to Ernest Chapman.
Mrs. Chapman was a lover of nature. She was a charter member of the Garden Club, which organization she acted as president for two years.
She was particularly fond of flowers and it seemed that for her to plant seed assured a beautiful harvest of bloom.
While not a member of the M.E. church, she was interested in its work. When she was physically able she worked with the Friendship Circle and was at one time treasurer of the Woman's Foreign Missionary Society.
She was interested in life around the world, hence read widely to gain knowledge of life. She enjoyed talking to people and found interest in all types regardless of the station in life, for her motto was "Do unto others that which ye would that they should do unto you."
She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, two sisters -- Mrs. Meta McConnell and Mrs. Margaret Huebsch and one brother -- Henry Carstens, several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday from the home and the M.E. church, and interment was made at Union Corners cemetery.
-- Grant Park Anchor.
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