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Horace C. Mapes

Herrin- HORACE CAPRON CAPE MAPES, age 94, of Herrin, passed away at 6:30am on Tuesday, December 26, 2006 at Parkway Manor Nursing Home in Marion. Horace was born on May 11, 1912 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Allen Leroy and Mary Lillian (Capron) Mapes. Mr. Mapes lived a long and interesting life. He married Dorothy Marie Outhouse in Lincoln, Nebraska on May 28, 1936. Cape worked as a Deputy Sherriff, a Border Patrol Officer, and retired as an Immigration Officer at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan in 1972. He and Dorothy made Tucson, Arizona their retirement home. They enjoyed travels and camping in their RV, and made many trips between Tucson and Sault Ste. Marie. Dorothy preceded him in death on January 3, 1977. He later married Doreen Sangster in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada in July of 1978. They spent their time as snowbirds traveling between Sherbrooke and Tucson. Doreen preceded him in death on October 30, 2005. Horace was a member of the Masonic Order for fifty years and also a Shriner for many of those years. He was a member of the Community of Christ Church. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law- Stephen and Merissa Mapes, Bruce and Barbara Mapes; two daughters and sons-in-law- Janet and Tev Kahtava, Karen and Richard Switzer; eleven grandchildren; four step-children; and several great grandchildren. Horace was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Dorothy, his wife Doreen, and his youngest child- Mary Lynn Jeschke. As per his wishes, Mr. Mapes will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at 1:30 pm on Friday, December 29, 2006 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Richard Switzer officiating. Masonic Rites will be performed by Herrins Masonic Lodge. Inurnment will follow at a later date in Michigan. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or Hospice of Michigan and will be accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.Hughesfuneralhomes.com

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