Paula Mae O’Connor-Hayes age 57, of Mapleton died unexpectedly on May 18, 2023, at her home.
Paula was born on December 19, 1965, to Robert and Virginia (Graves) O’Connor. On April 17, 2010, she married Alan “Al’ Hayes. They resided in Shakopee. In February 2022, Al passed away. After Al’s death, Paula returned to the family home in Mapleton. She worked from home for C.H. Robinson. Since 2008, Paula had been employed by C.H. Robinson. Per her wishes, there will be no services. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Mapleton. Per the family’s request, any memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Paula is survived by her son, Paul (Maggie) O’Connor and granddaughter, Eleanor; two sisters, Jeanette O’Connor, and Diane (Travis) Schneider; nephew, Adam Schneider; niece, Emily Schneider, and extended family.
Paula was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandparents, and other family members.