Patricia Jean (Stocking) Chapman-Burkel

Patricia Jean (Stocking) Chapman-Burkel, 90, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Grayslake, Ill.  She was born March 22, 1928 in Detroit, Mich. to Corrine and Vernon Hall. Patricia often said she was living the “life of Riley.” She loved horses, art, fashion, music, and dancing. 

Patricia is survived by: her children James (Matilda) Chapman, MaryEllen (David) Duncan, Michael (Brenda) Chapman, Patrice (David) Taube, Theresa (Steve) Wiley, William Chapman, Cecilia Gerber, Caroline Arbour, and Christopher (Sherry) Chapman; her 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and her brothers Jerome Stocking and John Stocking. She was preceded in death by her husband Norb, and her brothers Tom, Jim, and Vincent. 

A mass of Christian burial will take place Friday Sept. 14, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Church 506 North Union St. Tecumseh, Mich., 49286 at 11 a.m. with a luncheon to follow. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Arbor Hospice or the Salvation Army. All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL., 60030.  

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