June 20, 2023 at 2:35 p.m.

Mildred M. Mueller

Mildred M. Mueller
Mildred M. Mueller


Mildred M. “Millie” Mueller, 99, of Melrose, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, June 14, 2023, at Park View Place assisted living in Melrose.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 24, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with the Rev. Arockiya Newton officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. The Mass will be livestreamed and can be found on St. Mary’s website. Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. June 24 at the church.

Mildred Mary Ramler was born Aug.15, 1923, in Albany,  to Henry and Anna (Busch) Ramler. She was united in marriage to Lawrence Henry Mueller Oct.11, 1949, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Millie and Lawrence farmed north of Melrose for almost 40 years until building their home in Melrose. In 2013, she moved to Park View Place assisted living in Melrose.

Millie was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose, Christian Mothers and St. Elizabeth’s Society. Millie loved her time spent with her family, and she adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Faith, family and farm meant everything to her. Millie enjoyed spending time at the cabin on Big Birch Lake, entertaining family and friends, dancing, quilting, playing card games, crocheting and traveling. There always was a jigsaw puzzle ready to be worked on with others. She will be remembered for her kindness, charming wit and great sense of humor.

Survivors include her children, Jerry Mueller of Melrose, Marv (Wanda) Mueller of Healdsburg, California, Bonnie (Rick) Funk of Avon, Bob (Theresa) Mueller of Sauk Centre, Karen (John) Ellering of Cape Coral, Florida, Lois Mueller of St. Cloud, and Jan (Kurt) Wolter of Ham Lake; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters Rose Mary Binek of Little Falls and Dolores Philippi of St. Cloud; and sister-in-law Katherine “Kitty” Mueller of Melrose.

Millie was preceded in death by her parents; husband Lawrence Mueller Sept. 28, 2011; son Duane Mueller; brothers Clarence, Ambrose, Roman and Melvin Ramler; and sister Bernice Senger.

Thank you to the staff at Park View Place assisted living and CentraCare Hospice for the excellent care, kindness and friendship Millie received.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.




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