Raymond Mueller

Mueller, Raymond "Ray' R.

Raymond "Ray" R. Mueller, 92, of Fond du Lac, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Harbor Haven Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born June 6, 1920, in Fond du Lac, the son of Louis and Ella McKnight Mueller. He was a graduate of Fond du Lac Senior High School. Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Army Air Corps during World War II and the Korean War in the 101st Infantry Red Arrow Division and activated during the Cuban Crisis. In May of 1964, he married Gloria Snow Bickelhaupt and she preceded him in death in February of 1995. Ray worked for the City of Fond du Lac Maintenance Department. He was a HAM radio operator, amateur photographer, and enjoyed current events. Ray was a very loyal dog owner and his favorite dog was Blackie.

He is survived by four children, Gottlieb "Joe" (Joan) Bickelhaupt, Oshkosh; Judith Ann Bickelhaupt, Fond du Lac; Jeffrey (Paula) Bickelhaupt, Belgium, WI; Jerrold (Marilyn) Bickelhaupt, Fond du Lac; ten grandchildren, Joe (Angie) Bickelhaupt, Jill (Drew) Dawson, Jennifer (Thom) McCue, Kris (Eddie) Tomaich, Heidi Bickelhaupt, Belena Bickelhaupt, Jessica Bickelhaupt, Jeremy Bickelhaupt, Jacob (Alexa) Bickelhaupt, Angela Bickelhaupt, Jennifer (Mark) Hawley and 23 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather, Elmer McNaughton; his wife; one son, James Bickelhaupt in 1992, two grandchildren Jamie Morgan in 1993 and Julie Hinkley in 2009 and one great-granddaughter Jaclyn Hawley in 1996 and one great-grandson Kurt Hinkley, Jr. in 2005.

VISITATION: The visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. FUNERAL: The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home with Deacon Paul Monzel officiating. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery. Trier- Puddy American Legion Post # 75 will conduct military graveside services.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.ueckerwitt.com.

Published in Fond du Lac Reporter from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2013