Ronald W. Mueller

Ronald W. Mueller, 73, of Germantown, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 14, 1936, in Milwaukee to the late Alois and Marianne (nee Hoffman) Mueller. Ron served in the U.S. Army and attended UW-Whitewater and Ball State University. He became a United States History Teacher and enjoyed teaching at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Menomo-nee Falls for 30 years, retiring in 1995.

Ron loved spending time with family and friends; riding his Harley, getting to his daughter’s hair salon every morning to fold towels and take out the garbage before he met his friends for breakfast. He enjoyed the outdoors; cutting up wood and taking long walks with his dog.

He is survived by his loving partner, Virginia Wells of Germantown; three children, Jacci (Guido) Mazzolari of Waubeka, Jeffrey (Nancy) Mueller of Germantown and Donyale (Jack) Kreis of Kewaskum; Vir-ginia’s daughter, Angela (Gary) Hong of Savage, Minn.; six g r a n d ch i l d re n , Nathan (Tera) Preder, Cody Preder, Jessica Mueller, Mallorie Kreis, Madeline Kreis and Daniel Kreis; a sister, Dianne (David) Cam-plin of Fort Atkinson; his former spouses, Theodora “Pat” Kempf of Menomnee Falls and Grace Mueller of Kewaskum; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

A memorial service in remembrance of Ron will be held on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Sunday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorials in Ron’s name to the Humane Society of Washington County, 3650 Highway 60, Jackson, WI 53037 or Cool Breeze Helping Hands, 6995 N. Oak Road West Bend, WI 53090 are appreciated by the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at