Farming Rural 04

Henry A. Mueller

July 28, 1929 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

            Henry Augustine Mueller, age 91, of Garnavillo IA, passed away Thursday July 15th, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born in Garnavillo Iowa, on July 28th, 1929, the son of Herman and Margaret (Harter) Mueller.

            Henry attended Catholic school in Garnavillo and completed 8th grade.  On May 21, 1957, Henry married the love of his life Rosemary Alvina Meyers at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Luxemburg, IA.

            Left to honor and cherish his memory are his loving wife Rosemary of 64 years, children; Deb (Ron) Petzold of Carol Stream, Il, Dave (Dawn) Mueller of Garnavillo, Sharon (Steve Kieler) Nesteby of Dubuque, Shirley (Jerry) Christianson of Garnavillo, Joan (Steve) Parker of Garnavillo, Ken (Doris) Mueller of Guttenberg, Jeff (Rachel) Mueller of Postville; 26 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren as well as Lois Mueller (sister-in-law).

            Henry is preceded in death by a grandson Jared Mueller, daughter in-law Cindy Mueller, his parents, siblings; Dorothy (Hubert) Berns, Herman (Theresa) Mueller, Margaret (Hans) Schlueter, Florentine (Leo) Bries and Harold Mueller.

            Henry is remembered for loving his family and life. He was a dairy farmer and took pride in his herd and working the land. Henry also worked for Patz Equipment where he put in barn cleaners and did cement work. He spent hours doing custom corn stalk stacking. Henry is remembered for his wood working talent especially his clock making skills. He enjoyed playing euchre, 500, dice and rummikub with his family. Henry traveled near and far to attend all the sporting events of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He traveled around the United States often driving the RV. He enjoyed and took pride in mowing his lawn. He pitched slow-pitch softball, horse-back riding, buggy rides with Candy his horse. Henry taught all of his children snow skiing at Mt. LaCrosse. He loved country music and attending stock car races. His sense of humor and jokes kept all of us in stitches.

In Lieu of Flowers and all types of sympathy the family asks that all Donations be directed to Henrys Favorite Charity-- St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital at  501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105

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Services

Visitation
Monday
July 19, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:50 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
204 W. Oak
Garnavillo, IA 52049

Funeral Service
Monday
July 19, 2021

11:00 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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