Loretta Mueller

Loretta Mueller (nee Schmidt) of the town of Addison passed into eternal life on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006 at the Hope Health & Rehab Center in Lomira.

She was 95 years old.

She was born Feb. 22, 1911 in Hartford to Cornelius and Barbara (nee Eiche) Schmidt. She married Jerome Mueller on Sept. 30, 1930 at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford. Loretta was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, and a past member of St. Peter & Paul Church and a lifelong member of the Christian Mothers in Nenno. Loretta farmed near Nenno along side her husband until his death in 1974. She loved crocheting, doing embroidery work, baking cookies, breads, and rolls.

Loretta is survived by five sons, Jerome Jr. (Joanne) of Slinger, Franklin of Lomira, Harold (Diane) of Allenton, Walter (Carole) of Theresa, and Carroll (Janis) Mueller of Allenton; a daughter, Mary (Vernon) Kreuser of Theresa; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome; infant twin sons; her sister and brother-in-law, Vera (Albert) Buchmann; eight brothers-in law and their spouses; and her daughter-in-law, Joyce Mueller.

Mass of Christian Burial for Loretta was Monday, Dec. 11, 2006 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in St. Lawrence, with Father Werner Wolf officiating.

Family greeted relatives and friends at Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, with a prayer service. Interment was at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Nenno.

Memorials to St. Lawrence Catholic Church are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home assisted the family.