Twila Mae (Schmidt) (Amen) Stapleton was born in Dodge City, KS on August 21, 1943, the eldest of four children of Clarence and Phinola Schmidt of rural Haskell County. Twila went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 30, 2023. \n\nShe spent many years in and around the Sublette area and was admired for her beautiful piano playing ability. Twila spent many years working in activities at the Satanta Long Term Care. She moved to Wichita after retiring, where she spent the last 18 years.\n\nSurvivors include two daughters, Sheri (Mike) Dierking, and Michelle (Jeremy) Snow; grandchildren, Ashton, Paige, Tanner and Miles; and siblings, Clarice (Stan) Slaven, Duane (Ruth Ann) Schmidt and Saralyn (Allen) Brown. \n\nShe is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Richard Amen.\n\nA Celebration of Life reception will be held at Weeks Family Funeral Home and Crematory on Saturday, November 4th from 2:00pm-4:00pm.\n\nSuggested memorial contributions can be made payable to Springcreek Compassion in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home and Crematory, PO Box 1200, Sublette, KS 67877.