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Chorpening passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the Pleasantview Home in Kalona at the age of 73 years. A Celebration of Life Service was held Monday, July 17, 2017 at the Full Gospel Church in Kalona.  Pastor Virgil Amundson officiated.  A graveside service was held Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the South Gingerich Cemetery in rural Kalona. A memorial fund has been established for Shell Lake Full Gospel Missions.  Lydia J. Chorpening was born April 19, 1944, in Independence, Iowa, the daughter of Jacob and Catherine (Schrock) Borntreger.  On April 4, 1969, Lydia was united in marriage to Russell Chorpening Jr. in Kalona.  They lived in Florida, Missouri, Texas, Philippines and Wisconsin before returning to Kalona.  Lydia was a homemaker, missionary, teacher and writer.  She enjoyed painting, crafts, nature, poetry and corresponding with missionaries.  She attended the Full Gospel Church.    Lydia is survived by her husband: Russell of Kalona; three daughters: Bonita (Jerry) Jerome of Mound, Minn., Lacinda (Chris) Damsgard of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Valencia (Ken) Peters of Spokane, Wash.; 11 grandchildren; three brothers: Jonas (Marlene) Borntreger of Oxford, Joe (Esther) Borntreger of El Paso, Texas, Amos (Mary) Borntreger of Sarasota, Fla.; and two sisters: Sarah (Anthony) Yoder of Joetown and Malinda (Richard) Meeks of Mountain Home, Ark.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister: Barbara Borntreger. 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