January 9, 2019
Jan. 12, 1927 – Jan. 4, 2019
Teresa Lois Mausen, 91, of Sweet Home died Jan. 4, 2019.
She was born Jan. 12, 1927 in Sheridan to Joseph Rock LaChance and Alvina Parker.
She came to Sweet Home in 1955 and attended one year at Sweet Home High School.
Mrs. Mausen worked as a seasonal cannery worker. She enjoyed being a homemaker and crocheting. She was a member of St. Helen Catholic Church.
Mrs. Mausen is survived by two children, Stephen and daughter-in-law Sharyl Miller of Salem, and Kathleen DeWitt and her significant other, Timothy Thayer of Albany; Mausen step-children Madelyn, Nicholas, Mark, Timothy, Diane, John and Julie; and members of her extended family Billy, Barbara, Megan, Erika, Jessica and Dakota Snow; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Mausen was preceded in death by husbands Alex Miller (1971), LeRoy G. Smith (1983) and Nicholas Mausen (2013); sisters Veronica Mollenhour and Josephine Warren; and half-brothers Theodore, Melvin and Eugene LaChance.
A viewing will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at St. Helen Catholic Church in Sweet Home. Recitation of the rosary will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m.
Memorial contributions can be made in Mrs. Mausen's name to St. Helen Women's Club, 600 Sixth Ave. Sweet Home, OR 97386. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.