Helen Mueller
1922 - 2021
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Helen Mueller

Oshkosh - Helen Gettelman Mueller, born August 22, 1922, died on April 23, 2021 at the age of 98.

Mrs. Mueller was the widow of former Universal Foundry owner and President Richard Carl "Dick" Mueller of Oshkosh (1921 - 2001), whom she married in 1944.

She was the youngest and last surviving of four children born to former Gettelman Brewery owner and president Fredrick Gettelman and Louise Starke Gettelman of Milwaukee. She had two brothers Frederick (Marge) Gettelman and Thomas (Nancy) Gettelman and a sister Louise Gettelman Stoltz (John).

She is survived by her four children: Diana (Ruben) Cabigting, of Wheaton IL, Glenn (Jan) Mueller of Silverthorn, CO, Wayne (Mary Anne) Mueller of Oshkosh and Brian (Lizette) Mueller of Pompano Beach, FL; seven grandsons: Andrew, Starke (Brianna), Graham, Brian Alexander, Justin and Kevin Mueller, a granddaughter Adi Cabigting (Garrett Sergent), and by five great grandchildren: Petra, Tora, Cela and Zion Mueller and William Sargent.

She is also survived by her nephews Fred Gettelman, Paul Gettelman, Ted Gettelman and Robert Stoltz, nieces Betty Gettelman Pollard and Dottie Stoltz Delander.

She graduated from the former Milwaukee University School and received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin Madison.

Mrs. Mueller was active in civic organizations including: St. Andrews Lutheran Church of Oshkosh, AAUW, American Red Cross, PEO, Girl Scouts and Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh.

Funeral arrangements with Seefeld Funeral Home. Burial in Lakeview Memorial Park. Memorials to American Red Cross of East Central Wisconsin.

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Published in Oshkosh Northwestern from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2021.
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May 1, 2021
Bless your mother's soul! How wonderful to live to be 98 years old! What a long life with so many life experiences. I remember your mother and father when they visited your grandmother at Evergreen many years ago. They were very good to her. God's Blessings to all of you and know that she is at peace.
Allen C. Borgwardt
April 28, 2021
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
The Staff of Seefeld Family of Funeral Chapels
April 26, 2021
Wayne, Mary Anne and Kevin,
Please know that we are thinking of you and extend our sympathy after learning of Helen’s passing. She was a remarkable woman who gave of herself to so many. God bless her.
Lynne and Stan Leedle
April 25, 2021
My sympathies to the Mueller children, especially Diana and Glenn who were early childhood friends and neighbors. I thought of your mother as a strong woman with a generous spirit. I know she loved you very much. Tina King Haffeman
Tina King Haffeman
April 24, 2021
I was a sister of Helen in P.E.O. Chapter AG and she was a favorite of mine. Always so kind and interested in everyone. She was intelligent, thoughtful and a lady to the fullest degree. I have missed her these past years that she has been unable to join us. Rest in peace dear Helen. Sandy
Sandra DePeaux
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