LAKE CITY – John “Jack” Mapel, 84, died Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City with burial in the Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City.

John “Jack” Mapel was born on December 19, 1928 in Lake City to Lulu Mapel. He graduated from Lake City High School in 1947, and on June 30, 1949 Jack married CorrinneChresecos at her home in Rockwell City. He worked as a self-employed welder and mechanic for many years before retiring in 2003.

Jack is survived by his daughter Lucinda (Joe) Smith of Lohrville, grandson Matthew (Jamie) Smith and their children Avery and Hadley of Norwood Young America, MN granddaughter Allison (Seth) Jones and their children Jack and Samantha of Centennial, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Corrinne, sister Virginia Lane and brothers Don, Walter and JR Mapel.

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