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James ‘Jack’ Chapman

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT

VERNON HILLS – James “Jack” Chapman, 88, formerly of Sterling, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was the owner of Chapman Brothers.

James was born March 13, 1924, in Sterling, the son of Simon and Alice (Idelson) Chapman. He served as a medic in the Army. He married Ruth French on July 26, 1945, in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, England. James was a member of Temple Sholom in Sterling.  

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; one daughter, Susan (Howard) Wolff of Deerfield; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one niece.

There will be no visitation. The service will be at 1:30 p.m. today at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling. Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling handled arrangements.

Donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Vsiit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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