Cheryl Renee Chapman passed away in Seattle, Washington, on Saturday, July 18, 2020, after a brief illness. She was a unique and creative spirit who will be remembered by all who knew her. Born on November 12, 1960 to Theodore and Madeleine in Oberlin, OH, Cheryl Renee Dennison was the first of their two children. In 1965, the family relocated to Crescent City, CA and settled there for many years. Theodore Dennison remarried, adding three step children, a total of five siblings of which Cheryl was the eldest. Cheryl married Scott Chapman in Crescent City in 1980 and had two children, Lauren in June 1981 and Tyler in July 1982. They later divorced, and Cheryl had another son, born Theodore (Teddy) Charles Hamilton in Reno, Nevada, in October 1993. Sadly, she is preceded in death by her son Teddy, who passed suddenly in December 2005 at the age of 12, and her stepmother, Joyce Dennison, who passed in 2004. Cheryl Renee is survived by her two eldest children, Lauren and Tyler Chapman, her three grandchildren Evelyn, Kassi, and Mikhail, her parents, Madeleine Greyeyes and Theodore Dennison, her sisters Marcella Dennison, Paula Beal, and Margo Flora, and her brother Rick Beal.
A private service is planned for family members.