An elderly Mauston resident had money stolen from her purse.  Police said last Friday the 88-year old woman had a doctor’s appointment in Mauston.  As she was waiting by the main sliding doors near the overhang, a heavy-set middle aged woman with light blond hair sat next to her on the bench.  The other woman was acting suspiciously and had her hand on the victim’s purse.  Later the elderly woman was grocery shopping and realized $8 in cash was missing.