Ada E. Chapin, age 79, of Albion, IL passed away on April 12, 2012 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Fairfield, IL.
Ada was born April 30, 1932 in Bone Gap, IL. to Bessie (McFerran) and Elmer Schwartzlose.
She retired after working 23 years at Champion Laboratories. Ada was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Albion American Legion Post 590 and a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary
of the Albion VFW Post 8222.
She married Max Chapin in Rockport, TX on December 7, 2001, and he survives.
She is also survived by a daughter; Ronda (Larry) Smoot of Albion, IL and a son; Leon (Terri) Compton of Westville, IL, 3 step-daughters: Judith (Mike) Fleck of Carmi, IL, Candace (Wayne) Thacker of Albion, IL and Melody (Ron) Hallam of Albion, IL., one sister; Audrey Patterson of Arkansas, one brother; Emmitt (Mary) Schwartzlose of Parkersburg, IL, and a sister-in-law; Myrtle Schwartzlose of Patoka, IN.
Ada is also survived by grandchildren: Chad Compton, Joe Compton, Josh (Myanne) Compton,
Brenna Juenger, and Amy Roach. Stepgrandchildren: Kim St.Ledger, Janet (Les) Slunaker, Carla (Kyle) Bailey, Misty (Kris) Robinson, Dustin (Shannon) Mann and Ronika (Cory) Gill.
Also surviving are 4 great-grandchildren, 14 step-great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, previous husband; Harold Huff, two brothers; Nelson and Melvin Schwartzlose, one half-sister; Bonita Evans and an infant son; Monty Ray Compton.
Graveside services for Ada Chapin will be held at 11AM, Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Bethel Cemetery, southwest of Ellery, IL. Friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery.
Memorials may be given in Ada's memory to the Ladies Auxiliary – American Legion post 590.
Ingram Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.ingramfh.net