Sr. Maurus made her profession of faith August 9, 1953. She was manager of the Gift Shop in St. Scholastica Retreat Center, and was a certified dietitian. Well known for her creativity in cake design and decoration, Sr. Maurus regularly provided beautiful desserts for special occasions here at the monastery. In addition, she excelled at candy making and would frequently have specialty candies available in the Gift Shop.

She is survived by sisters of her religious community; three sisters, Fern Stallsmith and Rita Cook, both of Tulsa, OK, and Mary Jo Tetreault of Catossa, OK; two brothers, Jack Witt of Clayton, OK, and Vincent Witt of Catossa, OK; and several nieces and nephews.