Edward Eugene Mapes, 74, of Aurora passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 in his home.

            He was born to Cecil and Marguirite Claycamp Mapes on March 31, 1946 in Barnes, KS.  He was a retired truck driver, farmer, he loved fishing and Nascar.

            Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Mapes; five sons, Chris Mapes and wife, Lora of Monument, N.M., David Mapes and wife, Jolene of Joplin, MO.,Gary Compton of Chetopa, KS., Danny Compton and wife, Dawn of Leach, OK. and Joey Ceravlo of Siloam Springs, Ar.; five daughters, Vida Mann of Canton, KS., Darlene Alvis , Kim Carlson, Gwenlyn Mapes and husband, Bob all of McPherson, KS. and Susie Compton of Decatur, AR.; one brother, Bill Mapes and wife, Shelly of Wichita, KS.; three sisters, Barbara Liles and husband, Donald of Aurora, Gloria Belcher and husband, Jerry of Wiscounsin and Karen Warburton of Lafayette, LA.; 40 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.          

             No services are planned. Arrangements are under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.

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