Carl Mauersberger 1933-2018
Carl F. Mauersberger, 85, Wetmore, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the Sabetha Community Hospital.
He was born Jan. 14, 1933 in Elgin, Okla., the son of Emil and Addie Shumaker Mauersberger. He attended Shumaker Country Grade School in Wetmore and graduated from Wetmore High School in 1950.
Mr. Mauersberger worked on the family farm all of his life. He was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War, serving from 1953 to 1955. He later worked at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for more than 40 years, retiring in 1997.
He was a member of Local 307 Rubber Workers Union.
He married Carol L. Robinson on April 29, 1972 at First Baptist Church in Topeka. She survives.
Other survivors include four children, Mark Mauersberger, Wetmore, Carla Barnett and husband Brett, Admire, David Mauersberger and wife Marsha, Emporia, and Judy Lee Bradley and husband Scott, Holton; and five grandchildren, Emma, Trevor, Tinsley, Bryson and Kolton. He was preceded in death by an infant son, James A. Mauersberger; a brother, Emil “Bob” Mauersberger; and a sister, Hilda Kranz.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial with military honors will follow in Wetmore Cemetery. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.