Margaret Jean Chappel-paulson

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Margaret Jean Chappel-paulson

Margaret Jean Chappel-paulson Margaret Jean Chappel-Paulson 4/18/1925-7/10/2018 Margaret was born on April 18, 1925 in Hayden, AZ to mother Winifred P. Lacy (b. Hayden, Ariz.) and father David D. Chappel (b. Cleveland, Ohio). Margaret enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in June of 1949 and was a veteran of the Korean War, attaining the rank of Corporal before her discharge in 1952. She was married for 56+ years to Arthur W. Paulson, a WWII veteran and employee of the Chevron Corporation. They lived in the Bay Area for many years until Arthur and Margaret retired to Arizona. Arthur passed away in August 2007 and Margaret's beloved daughter, Patricia M. Paulson, retired California Department of Corrections Officer, passed away in April of 2018. Margaret’s parents also preceded her in death and are at rest in Los Angeles' Glendale Cemetery. Margaret is survived by daughter Pamela D. Paulson; grandson Warren A. Paulson; niece, Karen Chappel-Lacasse; nephew, Nolan Chappel; great nephew Kevin Ekland; and great niece Denise Burns; son-in-law Alfonso R. Rios; grandson David R. Rios; two step-sons, Anthony M. and Daniel R. Rios; seven grandchildren; and four great -grandchildren. Margaret lived a long and successful life. She suffered from an incurable illness in her last years but was always surrounded by love. Margaret, Arthur and Patricia’s ashes will be laid to rest in accordance with their last wishes. Additionally, a small celebration of life will be held by family at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, with a military send off ceremony to be held in Margaret’s honor. May the angels guide Margaret to the Kingdom of the Almighty and may her soul rest in peace.
Published on August 6, 2018
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