18 May 1944
Another Good Woman Answers Call
Cora Mapes, daughter of Julia Ann and J. W. Mapes,
was born in Atchison County, Missouri, near Phelps
City, on Oct. 18, 1869. She entered the land of
Eternity from her home May 13, 1944.
About the age of ten she moved with her parents
to Buchanan township where she grew to young womanhood.
She was a member of the Lone Chapel church which
she joined as a young girl. She was a loyal member
of the church and a devoted Christian and for a
number of years was organist at the Lone Chapel
She was united in marriage to Henry Gubser on Feb.
6, 1890, to which union were born two sons: Claude
on the home farm near Hamburg, and Irvin of Hubbard,
Ohio, teacher in the Sharon, Pa., public schools.
She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, two
sons and their wives, eight grandchildren and one
great grandson; two brothers, James S. Athen and
E. B. Mapes, both of near Hamburg, and one sister,
Mrs. Mary Zuck.
She was a charter member of the Royal Neighbor
lodge of Hamburg. She was instrumental in organizing
the Lone Chapel Ladies' Aid, a worker in the Red
Cross during the first World War, and a member of
the W. C. T. U. of Hamburg.
She was a loving wife, a devoted mother, and will
be greatly missed, not only by her family but by
many neighbors and friends.
Funeral services were held from the Methodist church
on Tuesday, May 16, at 2 p.m. conducted by the Rev.
Henry Teele, assisted by Rev. C. E. Riddington.
Interment was made in the Mt. Olive cemetery.