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Lillian D. Mueller

January 28, 1924 July 3, 2019
Lillian D. Mueller
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Lillian Doris Mueller was born to Swedish immigrants, Sigfrid and Selma (Peterson) Carlson on January 28, 1924, in Oakland, Nebraska. She passed away July 3, 2019, at Oakland Heights in Oakland, at the age of 95 years.

Lillian was the third of six children born in this family. She was baptized, confirmed and married at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakland. Her entire childhood was spent in the Oakland area. She graduated from Oakland High School in 1941.

Lillian married Charles Mueller, of Tekamah, Nebraska, on March 6, 1946. The couple moved to Tekamah, and to this union, four children were born. The family moved to Arapahoe, Nebraska in 1968 to form the partnership of the Watson-Mueller International Harvester Implement Company.

Lillian was involved in many volunteer projects including the start of the Arapahoe Food Pantry, and served as its coordinator for 10 years. She was active in her church and was a long-time library volunteer. She took interest in shut-ins and was a devoted wife and mother. She was also proud of her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Charles; infant son, David.

She is survived by her sons, Robert (Angela) of Plattsmouth, NE, Lyle (Maryellen) of Fairfax Station, VA; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren.

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5:00 PM 7/7/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
Pelan Funeral Services Oakland

310 South Charde Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

Family will receive friends 5-7 pm.

Pelan Funeral Services Oakland
310 South Charde Avenue Oakland 68045 NE
United States

Funeral Service




10:30 AM 7/8/2019 10:30:00 AM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church

201 North Davis Avenue
Oakland, NE 68045

First Evangelical Lutheran Church
201 North Davis Avenue Oakland 68045 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Tekamah Cemetery Final Resting Place

Tekamah, NE 68061

Tekamah 68061 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

To the family for future designation.


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