Georgetown, Tx- Louis Presley Mautz , 94, of Benton, Illinois passed away Sunday February 24, 2019 at 11:42 p.m. peacefully at home in Georgetown, Texas while holding his daughters hand.
Lou lead an interesting life. In the late 1940 ’s and fifties he was radio announcer for a local radio station in Illinois. He loved that job and always talked fondly of that time. He maintained that radio voice up until age of 94. Lou also earned a degree in journalism from University of Illinois and graduated in 1949. He was member of Delta Tau Delta – Upsilon Chapter.
Lou started working for Mueller Company in July 1955 and was dedicated and loyal service for 37 years and 8 months. Retiring in March 1993. He loved his job and all the city and customers he called on traveling his territory through out Texas and New Mexico. He was received many awards during his service to that company including Salesman of the Year.
Lou was also a dedicated member to his, Municipal Utility District, water board in Houston, Texas for over 40 years. Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP, ABHR, met once a month to discuss revisions to the Texas Water Code, laws and administrative rules regulating water districts, wastewater, drainage and other important laws. Lou never missed a meeting in all those years. In appreciation for his work ABHR dedicated a beautiful structure, Lou Mautz Greenway Harris County Mud 188, near Katy, Texas It is beautiful walking area with two fountains and park. He was delighted and honored to be recognized by his colleagues at age 92. To him it was not work, he truly enjoyed his involvement.
Lou is preceded in death by his five siblings, Jim Mautz,Bill Mautz, Bob Mautz, Jane Mautz, and Ruth Mautz. His mother, Bonnie Dean Johnston Mautz, and father, Charles Bail Mautz. and wife Betty Hilliard Mautz, and son, Floyd Cummings.
Lou leaves behind nine children -Teresa Lynn Mautz, Robert Louis Mautz, Charles Wesley Mautz, Jimmy, Janice, Tammy, Kathleen, Willie and Johnny. And too many grandchildren and great children to count.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Williamson County Animal Shelter.