Harold A. Mueller

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Harold Aloysious Mueller, 89, of Garnavillo, died Friday, May 14, 2021, at River Living Center in Guttenberg. 

Visitation was Monday, May 17, at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo.

Funeral services were Tuesday, May 18, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Garnavillo, conducted by Rev. Marvin Bries. 

Interment was at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Garnavillo.

Harold was born in Clayton County to Herman and Margaret (Harter) Mueller on Dec. 8, 1931. The youngest of six children. 

In March of 1952 he was drafted in the United States Army where he proudly served his country as a corporal front line jeep driver in Korea during the Korean War. When he returned from the war, he continued to farm until his retirement. Harold was a member of the Garnavillo Legion Post 0723. Harold looked forward to and enjoyed his yearly reunion with his best army buddies, Bob Leonard and John DeJong. In his free time, he enjoyed puzzles, fishing, traveling, gardening, country music and visiting with family and friends.

On Sept. 18, 1957, Harold married the love of his life Lois Schaefers at Sacred Heart Church in Volga and to this union five children were born.

Left to honor and cherish his memory are his devoted wife of 63 years, Lois, and their children, Joyce (Mike) Marting of St. Olaf, Sue (Kremen) Bosworth of Charlotte, Mich., Doug Mueller of Muscatine, and Stan (Rhonda) Mueller of Sherrill; six grandchildren, Nathan (Reagen) Marting, Ryan (Teri Ann) Marting, Ben (Karen) Bosworth, Sam Bosworth, Adam Mueller, Emily Mueller; six great-granddaughters, Noa, Ella, Emma, Hanna, Azalea, Riverly; one brother, Henry (Rosemary) Mueller of Garnavillo, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Harold is preceded in death by a daughter Karen in infancy; his parents; siblings, Dorothy (Hubert) Berns, Herman (Theresa) Mueller, Margaret (Hans) Schlueter, Florentina (Leo) Bries.

The family would like to thank Dr. Hoffmann, Mary Eulberg, the staff and tenants at River Living Center for all their care, compassion and friendship. 

In lieu of flowers and all types of sympathy the family wishes that all memorials be sent to P.O. Box 484, Garnavillo, IA 52049.

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