Almira Minnie Mueth, nee Muskopf, 91, of Millstadt, Ill., born April 15, 1925, in St. Louis, Mo., passed away Saturday, June 4, 2016, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Almira had worked at the Rayon factory in Millstadt, then later worked as a clerk at the Millstadt Post office for 27 years. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Church in Millstadt, Ill., for 77 years, and was confirmed on April 2, 1939. She was a member of the VFW Post 7980 Ladies Auxiliary in Millstadt, Ill., where she was the last serving member of the post that was chartered in 1948. She served in many capacities but was auxiliary secretary for 47 years. She enjoyed bowling and served as secretary for many years, she was a member of the Ladies of the Moose in Swansea, Ill., and the Millstadt Home Extension.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henery "Hank" Mueth; her parents, Adolph and Mary, nee Boeckstiegel, Muskopf; her granddaughter, Georgia Ann "Gigi" Sauzek; and her brothers, Ken and Loren "Bud" Muskopf.
Surviving are her children, Gary (Maureen) Mueth, Charles (Cheryl) Mueth, Kathleen (Pete) Yeary and Kevin (Debby) Mueth; her grandchildren, Tim (Christi) Mueth, Craig (Melissa) Mueth, Patrick Yeary, Robert Yeary, Jennifer Yeary, Molly and Laurel Mueth; her great-grandchildren, Ashley and Emily Sauzek, Hannah, Colin and Zander Mueth, Amber Yeary, Cailynn and Gianna Mueth; her grandson-in-law, Bernie Sauzek; her brother-in-law, Sylvester "Tuffy" Mueth; and a special thank you to Bert Hoepfinger for being such a good friend all those years. Almira is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Zion Evangelical Church or to the
Visitation: Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at Leesman Funeral Home in Millstadt, Ill., and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Zion Evangelical Church in Millstadt, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Zion Evangelical Church in Millstadt, Ill., with Rev. Darrell Weber officiating. Burial will be in Mount Evergreen Cemetery in Millstadt, Ill.
LEESMAN FUNERAL HOME, Millstadt, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 6, 2016