Clarence A. (Pat) Chapel, age 93, passed away on Thursday September 3, 2015. He had been doing what he enjoyed: playing cards with his buddies and giving them a bad time.
Pat was a master of teasing and a “jack of all trades.” He and Belle (his wife of 68 years ) raised their boys on the home ranch near Gibson. He worked in the woods, sheared sheep, worked on oil wells, was a janitor at the school and weighed livestock at the yards at shipping time. Pat loved fishing, shooting gophers, hunting big game, and most of all he loved his family.
He is survived by his wife Belle, his sons: Spike (Toni), Rich (Cathy), Dennis (Jeannette), one brother Larry (Chape), sister Avis Funk, twelve grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Clyde and Enger Chapel, son: Clyde in 2014, sisters: Donna Willard (Milton), Florence Harper (Don), brothers: Bob (Luella), Ken (Muriel), Clyde, Gene (Marie), and granddaughter Teresa Marie.