Elmer "Gus" Muehler
1927 - 2021
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June 30, 1927 - May 26, 2021 Gus passed away peacefully in his sleep at home. He and his older brother Vernon were born in North Dakota to Albert and Olga Muehler. Gus was 9 when his family packed up the Model T and moved to California. He Graduated from Narbonne High School in 1945 after which he went on to play professional baseball. While enjoying his baseball career he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean war. He enjoyed his service time playing baseball for the Army throughout Europe. He met the love of his wife Polly Henry and they married in 1952. Soon to be followed by their son Steve and daughter Suzee. In 1955 Gus followed his father's footsteps and became a longshoreman. He was promoted to foreman in 1967 and retired in 1990. Gus lived a long happy life. He enjoyed spending time with his family, many friends and his hobbies. He loved to fish, hunt, play golf and spend time at his river house. He is survived by his children, Steve and Suzee; daughter-in-law, Janine and 2 grandsons, Ty and Max. A memorial service will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park, on Thursday, June 10th at 11:30am. 27501 S Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 A reception will be held following the memorial service In lieu of flowers the family would prefer donations made to The American Heart Association Green Hills Mortuary


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Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Jun. 6, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
JUN
10
Memorial service
11:30 - 12:30 PM
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June 11, 2021
Gus was a wonderful friend who I knew for over 50 years. Thank "pops" for all the good times we had at Sunday breakfast and all the get togethers. Suzy & Steve your service & reception was outstanding. Papa is proud of you. Gus & Polly are united again.

Herman & Virginia Moreno
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