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Michael J. Chapell

February 18, 1954 - July 8, 2012

Michael J. Chapell, 58, Rapid City, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at his home.
Michael Joseph Chapell was born on February 18, 1954 in New Orleans, LA to Henry and Bernice (Goodsell) Chapell. Bernice and the kids later moved to South Dakota. He attended school in Wall, SD. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 until he was honorably discharged on October 31, 1974.
He married Sharon Hoag and they were blessed with two daughters, Alecia and Angela. Mike and Sharon later divorced.
Mike met Carrie and they spent many happy years together. They were married on September 17, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Carrie; daughters, Alicia Stover and Kara Mahoney; two brothers, Donald (Sue) Goodsell of Lakewood, CO, and Henry (Nellie) Chapell of Gillette, WY; one sister, Esther (Chapell) Parks of Sturgis, SD; and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Angela, and his parents.
A memorial service was held at the Time Out Lounge on Friday, July 13, 2012.
Inurnment will be held the Black Hills National Cemetery at a later date.
Family and friends may sign Mike’s online guestbook at www.kirkfuneralhome.com