Arlene R. Mueller, 84

Arleen R. Mueller (nee Sauer) age 84 of West Bend died Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at her residence. She was born December 24, 1926 in Milwaukee to the late Elmer and Olga (nee Fritz) Sauer and married Carl F. Mueller on April 29, 1950, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Allenton.

At an early age her family moved to a farm near Allenton. She was employed at Amity Leather Products for about 10 years and later worked in the food service department for the West Bend School District until her retirement in 1988.

Arleen is survived by her husband of 61 years, Carl, her brother-in-law Roman (Florence) Mueller of Milwaukee, her sister-in-law Helen Mueller of West Bend and nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Olga Sauer, her son Jerome F. Mueller, her brother Dan (Mary) Sauer and 2 sisters: Merna Sauer and Vicky (Walter) Ritger.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in West Bend with the Rev. John Radetski presiding. Burial will follow in St. Augustine Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday, at the church only from 9 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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