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Kathryn I. Maus

August 23, 1942 — November 23, 2023


Kathryn I. Maus, 81 passed away Thursday, November 23, 2023, at a Topeka hospital.

Kathy was born August 23, 1942, in Willard, the daughter of John E. Failer Jr., and Frances Brayman Failer.  She was raised in the Willard and Rossville communities.

Kathy was a seamstress for American Linen in Topeka for nearly 40 years.  She had worked at Katie's Corner and the St. Marys Manor.  Kathy had lived in Emmett many years.

On January 23, 1959 she married Paul H. Maus.  He preceded her in death on April 5, 2019.  She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dale and John Failer, and a sister Marjorie Adams.

Survivors include a son, Jarrod Maus, Emmett; three daughters, Paula Maus and Karen Maus, Emmett, and Celeste Crites (Jeff Jensen), Manhattan:  two brothers, Jim Failer, Tonganoxie, and Richard "Babe" Failer, Topeka; five grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Friday, December 1, 2023, followed by a short Memorial Service at Piper Funeral Home, St. Marys, KS.  Inurnment will be later at the St. Clere Cemetery in Emmett.  Memorial contributions may be made to Piper Funeral Home to assist with funeral cost.

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