In Memory of Priscilla Joyce 'Penny' Chapman

October 15, 1955 - April 01, 2018

Priscilla Joyce “Penny” Chapman, age 62, went joyfully to the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 1, 2018 at her home near Lewis.

A Celebration of Penny’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. (visitation from 10-11:00 a.m.) on Wednesday, April 4 at Lewis Methodist Church with Pastor Steve Ward officiating. Interment will be at the Lewis Cemetery next to her son, Cory.

Penny was born on October 15, 1955 in Grantsburg, the oldest child of Glenwood and Carilyn (Anderson) Flodin. She attended and graduated from Siren Schools in 1973.

She married Bill Chapman on September 17, 1974 and they brought two sons into their family, Cory in April of 1976 and Leon in July of 1982.

As Bill was in the military, the family moved from and to a number of installations before Bill received an honorable discharge and the family settled on property just north of Lewis.

Penny attended school at Pine Tech and received degrees as a Micro Computer Account Specialist and also as a Public Welfare Financial Worker. She was president of the Student Senate during her last years of college.

She was employed at a number of businesses in and around the Frederic area. Penny enjoyed crocheting, horseshoes, walking in the woods, gardening and helping others. She was a true believer in the saying, “Life is what you make it.”

Penny will be remembered by her husband, Bill; son, Leon; grandson, Dustin; sister, Teresa (Glen) Skifstad; brothers, Daniel Flodin and Darrell Flodin; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her son, Cory; and her parents.

Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster. Online condolences may be expressed at