In memory of
Douglas S. Mapes
Douglas S. Mapes Born: October 18, 1952 Died: October 11, 2016 Douglas S. Mapes, 63, of Sycamore, IL passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 after a long fought battle with diabetes. He was surrounded by his loving family. Doug was born on October 18, 1952 in Sycamore, IL to his late parents, Kathryn (Petersen) Mapes and Jackson Mapes. Doug most loved his family, especially his nieces and nephews and he loved Sycamore. He lived his entire life in Sycamore with no desire to leave our community. He was the most loyal friend anyone could ask for. He is survived by his sister, Peg (Ralph) Wallis; and brother, Jack (Darla) Mapes; and Terri (Jackson) Mapes; nieces, Lisa Wallis, Amy Miller, Lori Wallis, Kelly (Kurt) Mathey, Tracy (Mike) Olson and Jackie (Phil Cichy); nephews, Todd (Karen) Miller, Jason (Dominique) Mapes, Max (April) Mapes. The light of his life, his great-nieces & nephews, Savanna, Kaytlin & Kevin Mapes., Jack, Connor & Peyton Wright, Autumn Schwartz-Wallis, Michael, Charlie & Will Olson, Annevive and Oliver Cichy, Mikey & Zach (Tiffany) Mathey. Services will be Friday, October 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Salem Lutheran Church, 1145 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, with The Rev. Robert L. Hansen, D.Min. Officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Salem Lutheran Church with a luncheon to follow. There will be a private burial at a later date. Memorials may be in care of Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, 1405 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL. 60178 and to be established at a later date. To sign the online guest book or write a special memory, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com
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