Obit: Mueller, Elmer S. ( 1916 - 2010)
Surnames: Mueller, Schultz, Bluhm, Williams, Kloth, Comer, Ellenbecker, Murphy
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 10/12/2010
Mueller, Elmer S. (11 MAR 1916 - 10 OCT 2010)
ABBOTSFORD -- Elmer S. Mueller, 94, of Abbotsford passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.
His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Milan. The Rev. Jeff Lambrecht will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. Visitation also will take place Friday, from 10 a.m. until the service at the church.
Elmer was born March 11, 1916, in the town of Wien, to John and Sophie (Schultz) Mueller. Elmer was joined in marriage to Hilda Bluhm on Sept. 18, 1940, at St. John's American Lutheran Church.
Prior to his marriage, he worked as a woodsman and then farmed in the town of Frankfort. During farming years, Elmer also was employed as an electrician, plumber and installed furnaces. He retired from farming in 1978 and moved to Abbotsford. Elmer was on the dartball team for church for many years and continued to enjoy the outdoors, including hunting on his land until his latest years. Most of all, Elmer enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Elmer is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Hilda, of Abbotsford; his sons, Francis (Marilynn) Mueller of Marshfield and Larry "Chip" (Carol) Mueller of Colby; his daughters, Bernadine Williams of Marshfield, Bonnie (Kenneth) Kloth of Merrill, Beverly (Paul) Comer of Jones, Mich., and Kristine (friend Carol) Mueller of Marshfield. He is further survived by nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Otto; and two sisters, Caroline (Ray) Ellenbecker and Marie Murphy.
Elmer was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Sarah (Steffen) Mueller; brothers, Leo, Daniel, Lawrence, Alfred, Harold, Ervin and Edwin; sisters, Mildred and Sophia; son-in-law, Ernie Williams; and granddaughter, Angela Case.
The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Friends may send online condolences to www.maurinaschillingfuneralhome.com .
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