Ninetta Maxine Chapman, LCDR USN

Ninetta Maxine Chapman, LCDR USN

June 13, 1912 - August 06, 2010

Ninetta Maxine Chapman, LCDR USN

June 13, 1912 - August 06, 2010


Ninetta Maxine Chapman, LCDR USN, resided in Laguna Woods, CA for 38 years, then Villa Valencia, Laguna Hills, CA.

Born in Washington, Indiana.

Graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing, 1937 Sigma Theta Tau and member of Pi Beta Phi.

Nursing Supervisor of Coleman Women’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana for five years.

In 1943, Ms. Chapman joined the American Red Cross and enlisted in the Navy Nurse Corps. She continuously served, caring for our brave forces in the Navy and Marine corps and families until 1968 where her final two years of duty were served at Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, California as LCDR.

In retirement Ms. Chapman was a volunteer for the American Red Cross Bloodmobile and for the Braille Institute. She was a participant in the 90+ Study of UC Irvine and donated her brain to their instutute on research for brain aging.

Surviving family are sister, Emmajean C.Fuller of Greenwood, IN; niece, Jacqueline C.Hudson of Greenwood, IN and niece, Marsha F. Price of Laguna Woods, CA. Ms. Chapman has four great-nieces and -nephews.

Donations in memory of Ninetta Chapman may be made to UCI Foundation 90+ Study, Claudia Kawas MD 1121 Gillespie, Irvine CA 92697 ATT: 90+ Study or
USO PO Box 96860, Washington DC 20077 or the American Red Cross.

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10 responses to Ninetta Maxine Chapman, LCDR USN

  1. I was blessed to know her! She was a remarkable woman! I wish I could have had more time with her.

  2. We love Ninetta and will surely miss her, she is an Amazing Woman, so full of life, I could listen to her stories for hours, she will be deeply missed.

  3. Marion Brame says:

    You are missed. I loved talking with you for hours about everything. Tell Opa and David they are missed also.

  4. I remember when she visited us in Washington. Ninetta was my cousin Then we had the opportunity to visit with her several times at her home in California. She was a very special lady. Please accept our condolences for your loss.

  5. Jacob Hall says:

    I love you

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