Alex T. Chappen, 83, of Bettendorf passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf, with his loving family by his side. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 11:30 am at The Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9:30 am until the service, at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the
or the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.
Alex was born November 13, 1929 in Harrisburg, PA; the son of Thomas and Ourania (Krevata) Chappen. Upon graduating high school, he enlisted in the Navy. He was united in marriage to Beverly Rathjen on July 1, 1955 in Davenport. He retired from Thoms-Proestler Company in 1994 where he had served as a sales manager. He loved his family and GOLF. He was a member of the Bettendorf Optimist Club for a number of years.
Those celebrating his life include his wife of 58 years, Beverly; children and spouses: Craig (Pat) Chappen, Athens, AL; Tina Chappen (Jim Smith), Pewaukee, WI; Andrea (Greg) Sherry, Broadview Heights, OH; grandchildren: Michael and Mark Chappen and Alex and Nathan Sherry; great grandson, Garrett Chappen and a sister, Irene Chappen, Birmingham, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Perry and a sister, Tina.
The family would like to thank the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House for all of their loving care.