Charlotte A. Chapman, nee Hausmann, 86, of West Bend, entered eternal
life on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.
She was born on June 14, 1927, in Barton to the late Edwin and Helen
(nee Van Beek) Hausmann.
Charlotte attended St. Mary’s Parochial School in Barton and graduated
from West Bend High School. She was united in marriage to Leroy Chapman
on June 14, 1947, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Barton.
Charlotte owned and operated the Barton Gift Shop and also worked at the
Sears store in West Bend for many years until her retirement.
After retiring Charlotte and Leroy enjoyed their winter home in Tucson,
Ariz., and they also enjoyed their cottage on Washington Lake in
Shawano. She was a member of the Shawano Lake Lioness Club. She loved
gardening, shopping, golfing and playing Bridge.
She is survived by her husband, Leroy; three children, Donna (Peter)
Heffington of Shawano, Tom (Christine) Chapman of Daphne, Ala., and
Chuck (Jennifer) Chapman of West Bend; a daughter-in-law, Susan Chapman
of Menomonee Falls; eight grandchildren, Tory (Carrie) Wiedmeyer-Olson,
Terry (Michele) Olson, Jeremy Chapman, Katy Chapman, Andrea Krebs,
Clayton Chapman, Staci (Adam) Gruse, and Annie Chapman; six
great-grandchildren, Allyson, Ryan, Aaron, Tyler, Macey, and Rece; five
sisters, Marcella (Ray) Boden of Hartford, Pat Groh of West Bend, Helen
Hausmann of West Bend, Therese Kohn of West Bend, and Frances Wilhelmi
of Mesa, Ariz.; nieces, nephews, other relatives, many friends, and her
beloved dog, Honey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Steven Chapman; and two
brothers, Vincent Hausmann and Eugene Hausmann.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, Dec. 20 at 3:30 p.m.
at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church, 1610 Monroe St., West Bend.
Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 12:30 p.m. until the
time of service. Burial will be in St. Martin’s Cemetery in Cecil on
Saturday at noon.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the
family. Online condolences may be expressed at