Monday, February 19, 2018

Donald E. Mueller Obituary



Donald E. Mueller, 88, of Clinton, passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Stephenson Nursing Center - Freeport, Illinois.
Funeral Services will be 4:00pm, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory. Visitation will be from 1:00pm at the service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren: Chris, Melissa and Jimmy Lundquist, Kyle Kennedy, Kenny and Mike Mueller, Jason and Joshua Mueller. Burial will be at a later date in the Springdale Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at www.snellzornig.com.
Donald E. Mueller was born on November 13, 1929 the child of Helen (Jamison) Mueller Brondyke. He was a 1949 graduate of Fulton High School. He later enlisted in the United States Army in 1951 until being discharged in 1953. He married Vivian Pearson on September 2, 1949 in Clinton; she died August 5, 2004.
Don was a custodian at Harding Elementary School for 18 years before retiring in 1998. He also farmed in Albany. He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, enjoyed spending time outdoors especially camping, hunting, and fishing. He enjoyed going out to eat and spending winters in Texas.
Don is survived by two sons: David (Jenny) Mueller of Clinton, and Robert (Marilee) Mueller of Clinton; two daughters: Jane (Matt) Lundquist of Mt. Carroll, Illinois, and Karen Mueller of Clinton; 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; a special friend: Edith Bauer of Stockton, Illinois, two half-sisters: Jane VanZuiden of Morrison, and Beverly Vite of Racine, Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and one half-brother.
Memorials can be made to the family.

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