Alvin L. Mueller, 87

Alvin L. Mueller of Montello, formerly of Cedarburg, passed away peacefully on Sept. 29, 2013, at Tivoli Nursing Home in Portage at the age of 87.

Alvin was born in Cedarburg on Sept. 24, 1926, the son of Edward J. and Rose M. (nee Montag) Mueller. Alvinís favorite pastime was automobile racing. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, Indy Car, Formula 1 and many other racing series. Alvin was a race car driver himself back in the í40s. He drove in the Sportsmanís class at Firemanís Park in Cedarburg, Beaver Dam and Plymouth. In 1998, Alvin attended the Indianapolis 500, which was a very exciting day for him. Alvin also enjoyed art. He owned many paintings and prints and his favorites were of historic Cedarburg.

Alvin is survived by his children, David (Jean), Fred (Michelle), Dale, Kathleen and Kay; siblings, Audrey Paul, Bernard Mueller and Beatrice Uebelher; grandchildren, great- grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Alvin was preceded in death by three sons: Gary, Greg and Karl; and one sister, Ethyl Mueller. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Borgia South Catholic Church with Fr. Dale Gruba officiating. Interment will be in St. Francis Borgia Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Advocates of Ozaukee County or St. Johnís Catholic Church in Princeton are appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.