Marcella Mueller(1928 - 2014)

Marcella Mueller 85

Cold Spring

May 9, 1928-March 4, 2014

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Marcella Mueller, age 85, who died Tuesday at Assumption Nursing Home. Burial will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 7 in the St. Boniface Narthex in Cold Spring. Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m., followed by a rosary with the St. Boniface Christian Women and Catholic United Financial. Visitation will continue from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m., Saturday morning in the St. Boniface Narthex. Arrangement with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring.

Marcella was born in Richmond to Peter and Ida (Braegelman) Drontle. She married Ervin W. Mueller on June 2, 1948 in St. Boniface Catholic Church, Cold Spring. Marcella was a homemaker who loved gardening, quilting, watching the Twins and playing cards. She was the matriarch of her family and will be eternally missed. She was an amazing woman who managed to continue farming while raising all of her children after she was widowed. Marcella never complained about the cards she was dealt and relied on her strong Catholic faith to get her through each day. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Catholic United Financial and St Boniface Christian Women.

Survivors include Robert (Lila), Al (Sandy), Ruth, Ron (Betty), Mary (Bill) Mund, Ken, Jerome (Arlene), Lori, Erv (Mary), Brian (Angela), Randy, Joe; daughter-in-law, Mary (Conrad) Lauer; siblings, Bernice (Ted) Kraemer, Marie (Lawrence) Hansen, Martha (Bob) Salzer, Peter Drontle, Jenny (Jerry) Buerman, Terri Brunner, Ray Drontle, Liz (Jim) Loechen, Ralph (Sue) Drontle, Margie (Fred) Imdieke; 28 grandchildren and 14-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin of 30 years (1978); son, Vernon (1996); brothers, Clarence and Tony.

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Funeral Home

Wenner Funeral Home
600 Red River Avenue South Cold Spring, MN 56320
(320) 685-7762

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 6, 2014