Jimmy L. Chorpening Obituary (1952-2019)

Our thanks to cousin Jim Logan who shared this obituary of Jim Chorpening of Humboldt, Iowa. This is from the Mason Lindhart Funeral Home in Humboldt.

Obituary for Jimmy L. Chorpening

Jim Chorpening, 66, of Humboldt passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday morning, February 21, 2019 at the Humboldt Care Center South.

He was born on August 3rd, 1952 in Washington, Iowa to Les and Virginia Chorpening. He was raised in rural Washington County and graduated from Washington High School in 1970. He graduated from the University of Iowa School of Pharmacy in 1975. Jim was united in marriage to Sue Anderson on June 1st, 1974 in Washington, IA. They began their life together in Kalona, IA and then moved to Ottumwa, IA in 1975, where he was a Pharmacist. In 1981, Jim was offered the opportunity to be the Pharmacy Manager at Revco Drug in Humboldt, and the family moved in November of that year. Over the next 30 years he was the Pharmacy Manager for Revco Drug, Reliable Drug, and Hy-Vee Pharmacy.
He was a member of the Oak Hill Church since moving to Humboldt in 1981. He enjoyed playing on the church softball team for many years. He was also a long-time member of the Humboldt Hospice. He loved playing golf and watching the Iowa Hawkeyes. He treasured being able to spend time on the golf course with his family, and cheer on the Hawks with Sue and his two sons.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Chorpening, of Humboldt, IA, his two sons, Matt Chorpening and his wife Erin of Las Vegas, NV, Brad Chorpening and his wife Kristy of Savage, MN, his grandchildren Jaxon Chorpening, Mitchel Chorpening, Paige Chorpening, Alex Chorpening, Gavin Chorpening, his sisters Linda (Lance) Stephens, Jenny (Bill) Anciaux and Carm (Mike) Hansen, his brother-in-law Ward Anderson and his wife Bev, as well as five nephews and four nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents Les and Virginia Chorpening.

The Celebration of Life Service will be at Oak Hill Church in Humboldt on Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00 a.m.. A private family burial will be held at Union Cemetery before the service. Memorials in his name may be made to Oak Hill Church. www.masonlindhart.com

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David M. Chorpening Obituary

Cousin Jim Logan sent along the obituary for David M. Chorpening. It was posted on the Beatty & Petersheim Funeral & Monument Service website. Thank you, Jim.

David M. Chorpening, Sr. 71, of Wayland, formerly of Ainsworth died Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Parkview Home in Wayland. A memorial service will be 11:30AM, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Beatty Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 10:00AM Saturday until service time. A memorial fund has been established for Paws & More Animal Shelter.

David M. Chorpening was born November 28, 1947 in Washington, Iowa, the son of Russell F. and Zitta (Bush) Chorpening. He attended Keota High School and served in the Army National Guard, Medical Unit. Dave was united in marriage to Linda Christian in Washington in 1971 and the couple was married until 1991. After divorcing he married Cindy Warren in 1992. Dave worked in maintenance at Orchard Hill and R.E.M. in Washington and Kalona. He also owned and operated DC limited and a home repair business. He was a former member of the Reformed Presbyterian Church and current member of American Legion Post #29. Dave enjoyed gardening, camping and working on small motors.

Survivors include four children: David Chorpening, Jr., of Washington, Shawn Chorpening of Little Rock, AR, Aaron Chorpening of Washington and Tracy (Sara) Chorpening of Cedar Falls, three step children: Angie Reighard of Nevada, IA, Lea Reighard of Springfield, MO, Chris Reighard of Washington, two grandchildren: Zach Richardson and Kieran Chorpening, seven step grandchildren: Blake, Jake, Matt, Sami, Justus, Shaylea and Cole, two sisters: Arlene Wheeler of Coralville, Angela McKune (Gary) of Cabool, MO, two brothers: Richard (Anna) Chorpening of Washington, Russell Chorpening, Jr. of Kalona, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews and his ex-wife Linda Colhouer of Washington.

Preceding Dave in death were his parents, his wife Cindy in 2012; sister Wilba Jean Reschly and husband Orlin; sister in law Lydia Chorpening; brother Russell Chorpening, Jr. in 1943; brother in law Robert Wheeler.