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Jeanne Lauritzen

d. December 20, 2017

Jeanne M. (Maloney) Lauritzen passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Sacred Heart Care Center. Jeanne was born April 4, 1925 in Preston, MN to Eugene and Mary (O’Connor) Maloney. She moved to Austin, MN at a young age and attended St. Augustine grade school. She graduated from Austin High School in 1943 and went on to Cosmetology school in Minneapolis, MN. On July 4, 1948 she was united in marriage to Bob Lauritzen. They lived in Austin, MN where they raised four children. She was part owner of The Golden Tress Beauty Salon for many years. She loved her profession and worked as a hairdresser for 52 years. Jeanne was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening, reading, painting, and needlework. She was proud of her Irish heritage and took two trips to Ireland. She loved summer vacations spent at Leech Lake with family, and friends. Survivors include her children, Sue Frank, Mary (Jerry) Butlin, Mike (Betty) Lauritzen, Joanie (Jim) Perrin; Grandchildren, Joe (Kelli) Frank, Jeff (Maria) Frank, Annie (Ryan) Booth, Abbie (Jon) Kozitza, Damian (Tracy) Lauritzen, Katie (Dean) Bolin, Bob (Maria) Lauritzen, Alex Perrin; sixteen great grandchildren; sisters Betty Vaith, Kay Hahn, Maryann Maloney; brothers, Vince (Nancy) Maloney, Ray (Mary Jo) Maloney; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bob Lauritzen; brother Jack Maloney; brothers-in-law Ed Vaith, Jerry Hahn; son-in-law Al Frank; infant son Joseph Robert. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Friday, December 29, 2017 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Tupper officiating. There will be a 6:30 pm CCW rosary service on Thursday, December, 28, 2017 at Mayer Funeral Home where friends and family may call from 4-7pm and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at

Service Information


Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Thursday, December 28 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Friday, December 29 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912

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