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Obituary for Roseann Clara Mahieu (Pauley)

Roseann Clara Mahieu, 81, formerly of Atchison, KS died Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, at her sons home in Olathe, KS, surrounded by family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at St. Benedict’s Church with Fr. Jeremy Heppler, OSB as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, MO. A parish rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm on Monday, January 31st, 2022, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with visitation to follow until 8:00 pm. Family requests masks be worn for visitation and service due to Covid concerns. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Benedicts School, St. Benedict’s Church or the donor’s choice and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences and remembrances may be left online at

Roseann was born on May 19, 1940, in Portsmouth, IA the daughter of Charles P. and Anna (Katzer) Pauley. She graduated from Platte City High School in 1959. Roseann did clerical work for Gray Automotive Products Co. Inc, in St. Joseph, MO for over 43 years. She was a member of the St. Benedict’s Church, member of St. Maximillian Kolbe, SFO, volunteer for Sacred Heart Thrift Store, and the Muchnic Art Gallery. She helped with Loaves and Fishes for the church and enjoyed gardening, reading and needlework.

She was married to James Mahieu on June 1, 1974 at Trinity Episcopal Church, Atchison. Mr. Mahieu preceded her in death on March 19, 1999. Survivors include a son, Mark (Jenny) Mahieu, Olathe, KS, a daughter, Janet K. Bray, Burnet, TX, two brothers; Gary Pauley, Smithville, MO and Charles Pauley, Jr, Arlington, TX, three sisters; Darlene Darby, Weston, MO, Jeanie Teaney, Kansas City, KS, and Charlene Hayes, Lyman, SC, two grandchildren; Katherine A. Hudspeth and Robert J. Bray, and one great granddaughter, Rebecca M. Bray. Her parents, and husband preceded her in death.