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Anna Chorpening

April 28, 1937 — November 19, 2021

Anna J. Chorpening, 84, of Washington, passed from this life to her Heavenly Home Friday, November 19, 2021, at Halcyon House in Washington. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 27, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington. Masks are recommended. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in Anna’s name to Halcyon House or Hospice of Washington County.

Anna Jean (Evans) Chorpening was born April 28, 1937, in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Jim and Doris (Parrott) Evans. She grew up in Danville and graduated from Washington High School. On January 19, 1955, she was united in marriage to Richard Chorpening. Anna worked outside the home as well as being a homemaker and foster mom. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, quilting, spending time with family, playing Scrabble, and hosting Thanksgiving dinners. However, her deep faith and her family brought her the greatest joy.

Survivors include her husband Richard of Washington, seven children: Mark Chorpening of Iowa City, Janie (Wendell) Davison of Riverside, Rick Chorpening of Tampa, FL, Michele “Cheli” (Jeffrey) Morgan of Iowa City, Roberta (Dan) Smith of Ottumwa, Bob (Krista) Gaal of Washington, Jim (Tina) Conwell of Wayland; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother Jerry Evans of Reno, NV; two sisters: Nancy Evans of Merno Valley, CA, and Linda Letson of Ames, IA.

Preceding Anna in death were her parents and son Eric Chorpening. The family would like to thank the staff at Halcyon House and Hospice for their compassionate care for Ann.

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Memorial Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Beatty Funeral Home Washington

107 S 15th Ave, Washington, IA 52353

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