American Veteran 09

Harold A. Mueller

December 8, 1931 ~ May 14, 2021 (age 89)

Obituary

     Harold Aloysious Mueller, age 89, of Garnavillo, IA, died Friday, May 14, 2021, at River Living Center in Guttenberg, IA.

     Harold was born in Clayton County Iowa to Herman and Margaret (Harter) Mueller on December 8, 1931. The youngest of six children. 

     In March of 1952 he was drafted in the United States Army where he proudly served his country as a corporal front line jeep driver in Korea during the Korean War. When he returned from the war, he continued to farm until his retirement. Harold was a member of the Garnavillo Legion Post 0723. Harold looked forward to and enjoyed his yearly reunion with his best army buddies, Bob Leonard and John DeJong.  In his free time, he enjoyed puzzles, fishing, traveling, gardening, country music and visiting with family and friends.

     On September 12, 1957 Harold married the love of his life Lois Schaefers at Sacred Heart Church in Volga, IA and to this union five children were born.

     Left to honor and cherish his memory are his devoted wife of 63 years, Lois, and their children; Joyce (Mike) Marting of St. Olaf IA, Sue (Kremen) Bosworth of Charlotte MI, Doug Mueller of Muscatine IA, and Stan (Rhonda) Mueller of Sherrill IA, six grandchildren; Nathan (Reagen) Marting, Ryan (Teri Ann) Marting, Ben (Karen) Bosworth, Sam Bosworth, Adam Mueller, Emily Mueller; six great-granddaughters Noa, Ella, Emma, Hanna, Azalea, Riverly, one brother Henry (Rosemary) Mueller of Garnavillo, as well as many nieces and nephews.

     Harold is preceded in death by a daughter Karen in Infancy, his parents, siblings; Dorothy (Hubert) Berns, Herman (Theresa) Mueller, Margaret (Hans) Schlueter, Florentina (Leo) Bries.

     The family would like to thank Dr. Hoffmann, Mary Eulberg, the Staff and tenants at Rivers Living Center for all their care, compassion and friendship. 

In Lieu of flowers and all types of sympathy the family wishes that all memorials be send to P.O. Box 484 Garnavillo IA. 52049.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
May 17, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home and Crematory Services
001 South Industrial Park Rd
Garnavillo, IA 52049-0035

Visitation
Tuesday
May 18, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:25 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
204 W. Oak
Garnavillo, IA 52049

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
May 18, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
204 W. Oak
Garnavillo, IA 52049

Interment

St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
250th St
Garnavillo, IA 52049

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