Mary "Jeanne" (Todd) Gause

May 4, 1935 ~ June 19, 2020 (age 85)


Mary "Jeanne" Gause, 85, of Huntertown, passed away on June 19, 2020, at Lutheran Life Villages at Pine Valley.

Born in Cumberland, MD, on May 4, 1935, to the late Oswald and Mary (Evans) Todd. She spent her formative years in Garrett, graduating from Garrett High School in 1953. She graduated from Ball State University with a teaching degree.

Jeanne was married to Paul W. Gause in Garrett, on June 28, 1958.

She worked as a swim teacher for many years at Northside High School. She was also the coach for the synchronized swim team, the Riplets.

Jeanne is survived by her husband of 61 years, Paul W. Gause; her brother, Bill (Susan) Todd; three nieces, Lana (Danny) Brady, Sheila (Cory) Silverstein and Christine Manju; a nephew, Scotty (Isabelle) Todd; her dog, Labelle.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service.

Family will also receive friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Burial taking place at Fairview Cemetery, Huntertown

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Brookside Community Church.

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June 23, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Funeral Service
June 24, 2020

10:00 AM

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