Julia Chapman Obituary

Julia  Chapman
Julia Chapman

June 29, 1904 - July 30, 2005
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Julia Chapman, 101, died Saturday, July 30, 2005 at the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 1 at Tifereth Israel Synagogue. Burial will be in Jewish Glendale Cemetery.

Julia was born in Des Moines on June 29, 1904 to Joseph and Victoria Chapman. She graduated from North High School in 1923 and worked for 26 years for the Iowa Liquor Commission. She was an active member of Tifereth Israel Synagogue and past president of the Tifereth Israel Women's League and the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center Guild. She was honored by the Des Moines Chapter of Hadassah as Woman of the Year in 1980 and also received the Presidential Award from the national president of Hadassah.

Julia was intensely devoted to her family and community and is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings, Sam Chapman, Mary Fink, Louis Chapman, Garrett Chapman, Helen Lazarus and Leo Chapman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Tifereth Israel Synagogue or the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center.




Tifereth Israel Synagogue
924 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, August 1, 2005
11:00 AM
Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Monday, August 1, 2005


Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center
900 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50312