Obit: Mueller, Elmer S. #2 (1916 - 2010)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Bluhm, Case, Comer, Ellenbecker, Kloth, Lambrecht, Mueller, Murphy, Schultz, Steffen, Williams
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, October 13, 2010, page 16
Mueller, Elmer S. (March 11, 1916 - October 10, 2010)
Elmer S. Mueller, 94, of Abbotsford, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield.
Elmer was born March 11, 1916 in the Town of Wien, Wisconsin to John and Sophie (Schultz) Mueller.
Elmer was joined in marriage to Hilda Bluhm on September 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 was also 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; sons, Francis (Marilynn) Mueller of Marshfield, and Larry "Chip" (Carol) Mueller of Colby; and 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, sixteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one brother, Otto; and two sisters, Caroline (Ray) Ellenbecker and Marie Murphy.
Elmer is preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, 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.
His funeral service will be Friday, October 15, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Milan at 11 a.m. The Reverend Jeff Lambrecht will preside. Visitation will be held at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford, on Thursday, October 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitation will also take place Friday from 10 a.m. until the service at the church.
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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