Frederick Mueller Jr., 51
Frederick William Mueller, Jr., 51, passed
away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at his home in Nolalu, Ontario,
He was born on June 12, 1960, in West Bend and was raised on the family
farm. He attended St. Frances Cabrini grade school and graduated from West
Bend East High School in 1978. Fred went on to study at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. He traveled the country and settled on a forested farm
in Nolalu. Fred loved the rural countryside Canada had to offer and he
spent years designing and building his own home with materials he prepared
from his land.
Fred married the love of his life, Katrin Hqrzeler on May 31, 2003, at St.
Phillip’s Church in Hymers, Ontario. He was self-employed in building
construction and volunteered as a firefighter in Nolalu. He recently
graduated from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario with a bachelor
of science degree in mathematics and physics, earning first-class
Fred is survived by his wife, Katrin; parents, Frederick William and Pearl
(Wagner) Mueller of West Bend; parents-in-law, Cajetan and Barbara
Hürzeler of Switzerland; siblings, Ann Marie (John) Craig of West Bend,
Mary (Jim) Boldt of West Bend, Janet (Steve) Gustman of Mari-nette, Rita
(Mike) Nowotny of Peshtigo, Bruce (Jill) Mueller of Annandale, Va., Carol
(John) Hanrahan of Waterford and Kathleen (Paul) Noetzel of Grafton;
godchild Elena Noetzel; many nieces and nephews and good friend, Stephen
Holz, of Grand Marais, Minn. In addition, Fred and Katrin are expecting
their first child in early 2012.
Fred is preceded in death by grandparents John and Rosa (Redig) Wagner and
Henry and Maria (Dielentheis) Mueller and brother in-law, Cajetan Marc
A Memorial Mass in celebration of Fred’s life will be held at St.
Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, West Bend on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at
11 a.m. A gathering will follow at noon, in the church hall.
Memorials will be placed in a fund for Fred and Katrin's child.
Fred, you are loved dearly, and will be greatly
missed by your family, friends and neighbors.