Obituary of Sharon Mauck

Sharon Kay Mauck, age 77, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas.  She was born December 26, 1946, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Kenneth Lee Peterson, Sr. and Marie Elizabeth Judy Peterson.

Sharon graduated from Ft. Scott Christian Heights with the Class of 1964.  She went on to graduate from Ft. Scott Junior College.  She married Raymond Weston Mauck on June 14, 1968, at Ft. Scott.

Sharon gave her life to Christ at an early age and did her best to serve Him throughout her lifetime.  Following their marriage, Ray and Sharon went to the mission field and served fourteen years in Jamaica.  After returning to Ft. Scott, she worked as the secretary at Ft. Scott Christian Heights and later did clerical work at Mercy Hospital and then Great West/Cigna.  After retirement, Sharon worked part-time for Midwest Hearing Aids.

Sharon was an active member of the Parkway Church of God (Holiness).  She and Ray served as children’s pastors for over thirty years where they had the opportunity to share the love of Jesus with numerous young people.  She was also an avid supporter of Ft. Scott Chrisitan Heights.

In her spare time, Sharon enjoyed doing embroidery, reading and tending to her flowers.  Sharon loved her family and faithfully looked after her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her husband, Ray, of the home; her daughter, Amber Reeves of Ft. Scott; two granddaughters, Allie and Erika and three great-grandchildren, Micah, Roman and Olivia.  Also surviving are her father, Kenneth Peterson, Sr. of Ft. Scott; two brothers, Kenneth “Sonny” Peterson, Jr. (Betty) of Ft. Scott and Rodney Peterson (Heather) of Belleville, Ontario, Canada, three sisters, Pat Harris (Jim) of Pittsburg, Kansas, Marilyn Cornell (Bob) of Ft. Scott and Melinda Teed (Rick) of Kallispell, Montana; and in-laws, Marjorie Rice of Claremore, Oklahoma and Larry Mauck (Joann) of Eldorado Springs, Missouri as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Marie Peterson.


Funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, February 9th at the Parkway Church of God (Holiness).

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to the Peterson Memorial Fund at Ft. Scott Christian Heights and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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  1. We were so sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. Such a comfort to know she is with her Savior. She was a real blessing to us when we were at Christian Heights. We loved her dearly. Praying for the family.

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