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.