Paula Joan Maple, age 71, of Ulysses, KS died Saturday, February 25, 2012 at her home. She was born April 6, 1940 at Amarillo, TX, the daughter of Paul and Elizabeth (Chapman) Obrecht.
Paula spent her childhood and received her education in Panhandle and Claude, TX. Paula was a longtime resident of Ulysses, KS. She was a homemaker and a member of the Ulysses Church of Christ.
On May 29, 1963 she married Theodore J. Maple at Denton, TX. He survives.
Other survivors include one daughter; Merilynn Hite of Bartlett, TN, one son; Paul H. Maple of Brentwood, TN, and seven grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother; Monroe Obrecht, and a granddaughter; Eden Elizabeth Maple.
Funeral Services will be at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at the Church of Christ in Ulysses, KS with Warren Baldwin, Minister, officiating. A second service will be held at 4:00 p.m. at Silver Maple Camp in Kingman, KS. Burial will follow at the Hunt Cemetery in rural Kingman, KS. Friends may call on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with the family present at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses, KS. Memorials may be given to the Silver Maple Camp in care of Phil Watson, 9 Stadium, Haven, KS 67543. Arrangements by Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses, KS and Livingston Funeral Home in Kingman, KS.