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Dale Ellsworth Chapman

09/21/1953 - 02/05/2018
Service Date: 02/17/2018
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Eastridge Ward, 2265 S. Hawes Road, Mesa, Arizona

Dale Ellsworth Chapman, beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother passed away Monday February 5th 2018 at the age of 64.

Dale was born on September 21, 1953 to Norman and Zora Chapman in Mesa, AZ. He married his eternal companion Lottie June (Norton) Chapman in the LDS Mesa Temple on May 20, 1977. Dale and Lottie lived in Mesa their whole married life and served the Lord and their community. Dale loved his Motorcycles and in fact he left this life doing what he loved, riding his motorcycle. Dale was all about the experience and the fun and showing his children and grandchildren the joys of life. While he loved his fun, his family is his greatest treasure. Dale built lasting friendships both on and off the job at UA 469.

He is survived by his wife Lottie Chapman, and his 10 children Nathan (Anissa) Chapman, Leah (Jeremy) Fowler, Aaron (Kamee) Chapman, Sarah (Tommy) Haynes, Jason (Amanda) Chapman, Mark (Travis) Cloyd, Diana Chapman, Rachel (Sterling) Powell, Hannah (Jeremy) Young and Jared Chapman and their 24 wonderful grandchildren. His brothers John (Lois) Chapman, Wayne (Donna) Chapman, Marvin (Marsha) Chapman, Kent (Jan) Chapman, Thelma Chapman.

Visitation will be held on Friday February 16, 2018 from 6-8:00 pm, Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ. Funeral services will be held on Saturday February 17, 2018 at 10:00 am, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints building at 2265 S Hawes Rd., Mesa, AZ 85208. Additional visitation will be held at 9-9:45am prior to the services.


  • My deep condolences to the Chapman family, I was really touched by the loss of your loved one. When a precious loved one falls asleep in death, it brings to mind God’s precious son Jesus. It is comforting to note how he viewed death. I would like to share it with you from the gift that the Most High God has given to each & everyone of us. His written word the Bible in the Book of John chapter 11 verses 11-14.
    Please, notice that Jesus viewed death as one Sleeping. He viewed death in such a comforting way. And, the Most High God promises that we can have the opportunity to see our loved ones again in perfect health (Psalms 83:18, Acts 24:15, & Isaiah 33:24). He even says where: Psalms 37:11 and for how long Psalms 37:29). I really hope that these promises were as comforting to you as they were to us when our daughter died and also when my precious husband of 50 years fell asleep in death.
    Written to you in deep sympathy,

  • Charles and Annette Levine

    Dale will be greatly missed. He was a wonderful, loving man. I don’t think we ever saw him when he wasn’t smiling. We express our love for him and for his beautiful family. You are in our hearts, our thoughts, and our prayers.

  • Glen and Marilyn Tenney

    Dale was a good egg from way back. We wish Lottie and the kids and grand kids the best.

  • Raina and Dale Eames

    My deepest sympathies to your family during this time! We will see you soon at the viewing to celebrate your husband, Dad, and friend’s life! Love you Lottie!

  • Lottie I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Dale. You 2 were great friends when we were in 7th ward. I’m sorry we won’t be able to attend the services. We are in Europe. I think of you often and our past friendship. Dale will be greatly missed by many. Love you Lottie and family

  • We’re are so sorry to hear of Dales passing! We love the Chapman family and have many fond memories of growing up across the street from them. Dales smile and his kind nature will never be forgotten! I remember watching Dale and Lottie when they were dating and seeing their love for each other. I wanted the same kind of love for myself. Yours truly is a beautiful love story with an amazing legacy of love!!
    None of my family were able to attend Dales funeral because of prior commitments. We send our deepest sympathy and love to you Lottie and your lovely family.

  • Tillman T. Turley

    Dale was a good man. Dependable, Integral, Honest, Hard Working, always up beat and positive. I Loved him and I love his family. Loved being around them. Lottie and the kids were always wonderful to me and mine. Did I say I love the Chapman family? Havent seen or talked to them in a long long time but i hope they all know I love them. I thank Heavenly Father everyday for Eternal Families and I know that the Chapman Family is one….

  • I know this is a bit late and not sure anyone will read this but thought I would post anyway. Dale was one of my church teachers when I was young. He was also a man I was assigned to work with when I was working at Gilbert plumbing. He was an interesting person. I learned a great deal from him in my time there and had a good time working with him. He was a hard worker, a good plumber, and a man with integrity. The skills I learned while working with him and a few other good men has blessed my life several thousand times over. God bless the Chapman family. Here’s to you Dale.

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