Dorothy M. Mueller, 90


Dorothy Mae Mueller of Elm Grove joined her husband in Heaven on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, at the Kathy Hospice in West Bend at the dear age of 90.

Born to the late Carl and Jenny (Wood) Kaufmann on Sept. 20, 1918 in Wauwatosa .

Dorothy was the loving mother of 10 children and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her passion was her family.

Dorothy is survived by her loving children, William (Cathy), Carol (Allen) Spath, Jane (Charles) Dickerson, Mike, Tom (Mareece), Robert, David, Dan (Debbie) and Steve (Lisa); she will also be missed by many grand- and great-grandchildren; one brother, Don; sisters, Margie and Virginia. She is further survived by her special friend, Cathy; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Herbert; and her son, Andy.

A funeral service for Dorothy will be held at noon Monday at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel ( 1420 W. Paradise Drive , West Bend , WI 53095 ).

Burial will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Milwaukee .

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at noon.

Memorials are appreciated to the Kathy Hospice of West Bend .

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family, 338-2050;