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Lawrence Maus

d. September 12, 2018

Lawrence E. "Larry" Maus, age 77, died September 12, 2018 at Good Samaritan Comforcare in Austin, MN. Larry was born August 2,1941 the son of Elbert and Victoria Maus. Lawrence married his high school sweetheart, Jeanne Nelson on December 6, 1991. He graduated from Austin High School, Riverland Community College, the University of Illinois and University of Illinois Law School. He began work for the Baulder Law firm following graduation and began his practice in Spring Valley, MN. He returned to Austin as a litigation attorney for the firm where he worked until his death. Larry was an avid Gopher wrestling fan and traveled with friends to many national and state tournaments. Larry was also a fixture at many Austin High School sporting events. Larry was inducted in to the AHS Hall of Fame in 1991. Larry was injured in a car accident when he was a Senior in high school. He spent his adult life in a wheel chair and never complained or felt sorry for himself. Larry loved life and was interested in each person he met. He found great strength in his faith, and was a proud member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. He was passionate about his family and his work. Larry is survived by his wife, Jeanne; step children, Lisa (Chuck) Mattox, Stephen (Karrie) Allio, Michael Allio; his brothers, Anthony (Rachel) Maus, Terry (Mary) Maus, Robert (Sue) Maus; 9 grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; nephew, Joseph Maus; niece, Elizabeth Maus. Memorials may be designated to St. Augustine Catholic Church or St. Mary’s Hospital Wound Clinic. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 4 pm on Monday, September 24, 2018 at St. Edwards Catholic Church with Father Jim Steffes officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. A private family burial will be held. A celebration of life will be held at the Historic Hormel Home following the service. The family would like to thank the staff at Comforcare, family and friends for all of their wonderful love and support. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 4 pm on Monday, September 24, 2018 at St. Edward's Catholic Church with Father James Steffes officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church. Private interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Service Information


Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Monday, September 24 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

St. Edward's Catholic Church
2000 West Oakland Avenue
Austin MN 55912


Monday, September 24 2018
4:00 PM

Saint Edwards Catholic Church
2000 Oakland Ave West
Austin MN 55912

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