Mark “Rudy” Chapman, age 46, of Sioux Rapids, Iowa, died on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the Iowa Lutheran Hospital at Des Moines, Iowa.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids. A Remembrance and Celebration will begin at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Sioux Rapids is in charge of the arrangements.
Mark Allen Rudolph Chapman, the son of Vernon and Mazaildean (Gosnell) Chapman, was born in Seattle, Washington on June 29, 1964. Rudy lived his youth on a farm in Utah with his foster parents.
Rudy resided in Spencer, Iowa for approximately 12 years where he was employed with the Clay County Regional Water. For the past 5 years, he has enjoyed his employment with Peterson Brothers Construction where he took great pride in his job. He has made his home in Sioux Rapids for 4 ½ years.
Special interests of Rudy’s included music, playing cards, and socializing and spending time with his friends.
His life will be lovingly remembered by his special friend, Tammy Anderson of Sioux Rapids, Iowa and his close friends, Greg and Nancy Peterson.
Rudy will be remembered as a “friend to everyone.”