J. A. MAUCK, WELL KNOWN
CITIZEN, CALLED BY DEATH
WAS PROMINENT FARMER AND
OIL OPERATOR--ILL 6 MONTHS
--FUNERAL SERVICES WEDNESDAY P.M.
J. Arthur Mauck, age 50 years, prominent farmer and oil operator, died at the Methodist hospital here Monday night at , following an illness of six months. Death was due to carcinoma of the duodenum enlargement condition of the stomach.
The body was taken to the home of his brother, P. F. Mauck, 209 Spring street, where friends may call and view the remains from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday, and from Wednesday until the funeral hour at the Elks home.
services will be held at the Elks home in
J. Arthur Mauck, the son of Abraham and Mary Miln
Mauck, was born on the Mauck
homestead, west of the city and spent his early life in and near
Mr. Mauck was united in marriage to Ada Wilhite, of this city, who preceded him in death about twenty years ago.
Surviving are two sons, Frank, of Princeton, and Earl Mauck, of Lakewood, O.; three grandchildren, Earl Grigsby Mauck, of this city; Virginia Mae Mauck, of Lakwood and Arthur Resenor Mauck, of this city, and one brother, P. Frank Mauck, 209 Spring street, this city.
About twenty five years ago, Mr. Mauck became interested in the oil business in the vicinity west of here, and was one of the pioneer oil men of the county, bringing in the first real oil well on the Miller farm. He was president of the Hoosier Prospecting Company, at that time. Later, Mr. Mauck was a stockholder in oil companies operating in the community of Francisco, and Allendale, Ill., and at the latter place, he accumulated quite a great deal of wealth.
Mr. Mauck for some time had resided at
Mr. Mauck was a member of the Elks and Masonic lodges of this city. He was a director of the Farmers National Bank here.