Donald Chappel


Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Retired pastor Donald Chappel died on Monday, December 15, 2014. He is survived by three children: Ruth Roper of Frisco, TX, Gregory Chappel of Bass Lake, and Elaine McElhannon of Woodland; by eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Condolences to the family may be sent to 1729 Tehama Drive, Woodland, CA 95695.  

The memorial service is scheduled for Monday, December 29, at 11 a.m., at the Woodland United Methodist Church. Rev. Elizabeth Brick will preside.   

Don Chappel originally served in the Greater New Jersey Conference before transferring to California-Nevada in 1968. In this Conference he served the Sacramento: Christ, Tranquillity, San Joaquin, Klamath, Orick and Farmersville churches before retiring in 1985.   

Bishop Warner Brown
California-Nevada Conference
P.O. Box 980250
West Sacramento, CA 95798-0250


California-Nevada Conference
1350 Halyard Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 374-1500