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 1960’s. He was a proud member of the Potawatomi Tribe in Kansas, Missouri. 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 families wishes, a private service will be held at a later date.
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