Emmett-Paul H. Maus, 79, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019 at his home in Emmett. He was born December 16, 1939, in rural Shawnee County the son of John and Cleo Franklin Maus. Paul grew up in the West Union community and graduated from Rossville High School in 1958. Paul was a painter and carpenter. He was a member of a Painters Union. He had lived in the Emmett community many years. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Julia Smith, Paul McClure, Ardath Lehman, and Lynn Maus. On January 23, 1959 he was united in marriage to Kathryn Failer, she survives of the home. Other survivors include his son, Jarrod Maus, Seneca; three daughters, Paula Maus, Karen Maus and Celeste Crites all of Emmett; four grandsons, one granddaughter; six great-grandsons and one great-granddaughter; along with two step-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys, where visitation will be from 1:00 PM. until the service. Please dress casual. Interment will be in the St. Clere Cemetery, Emmett. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help offset funeral expenses.