APPLETON, WI – Clyde Kenneth Chapman Jr., age 75, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020, in Appleton. He was born on February 13, 1945, to the late Clyde and Lorraine (Jacobson) Chapman, Sr. in Waukegan, Illinois. Clyde loved being outdoors, fishing, and traveling to Florida and Las Vegas to visit family and friends. He also loved listening to oldies, especially from the 1960s. He was a proud member of the Potawatomi Tribe in Kansas. Clyde was a strong person and often described as a “fighter”. He enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren who referred to him as “Papa”. Clyde served in the US Army and bravely served our country while gaining a Purple Heart during the Vietnam War.
Clyde is survived by his children: Kris (Bobby) Skruch and Kim Kososki; grandchildren: Amber (Dave Delgado) Kososki, Erin Visocky, and Rachel (Mak) Odu; great-grandchildren: Avaya, David Jr., and Roland Delgado, and Marcus, Malachi, and Julius Odu; ex-wife Susan Chapman; sisters: Gail Schimmer and Patty Chapman; and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Richard Lee Chapman, Roger Chapman, and Wayne Chapman.
Per the family’s wishes, a private service will be held at a later date.
- Courtesy of Brettschneider-Trettin-Nickel Funeral Chapel