Lora Irene Chappel

Lora Irene Chappel of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, died in her home on Sunday, June 4, 2023.

Irene is preceded in death by her husband, Donald Chappel, and her daughter, Sabra Morgan-Chappel.

Her son, Jeffrey Chappel is her survivor along with his wife, Jennifer, and their children, Hunter, Hope, Sabrina, and Carissa.

Irene was daughter to James and Lizzie Sloan, also of Excelsior Springs. She has shared many stories about the town she loved and growing up with her siblings, Bill Sloan, Jerry Sloan (Barbara), Sara Hankins, Judy Stevenson, and Lucielle Mckown. She adored her many nieces and nephews just like her own children.

When not working at Grieme’s Drug Store, Blenders, or Lake Maurer, she could be found at one of the local movie theaters or rollerskating. Later she worked at Whitaker Cable for 31 years and then at Tredagar.

When not being entertained by her grandchildren, Irene was an avid gambler and enjoyed playing Bingo at the Clay Ray Veterans Hall. She also spent many adventurous hours on the road with her good friend Connie Rhodes. Irene was a member of Salem Christian Union Church.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at her home located at 15019 Salem Rd.

Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.