Raymond P. Mueller

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“dear rita&family I was saddened to hear...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: kathy (miller)thomson - MO

“My deepest & heart-felt condolence to each of the Mueller family. 'Know that you are in my thoughts & prayers! ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Stan Schneider - Marietta, GA

“Dear Rita and family, Jan and I offer our sincere sympathy for your loss. Growing up being neighbors to you folks has always left me with such fond...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Bob Miller - Sherwood, WI

“We send out heartfelt condolences. I know that Raymond brought great happiness to his Grandson's family. Sincerely, Gina and Staffan Wide ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Gina and Staffan Wide and family

“Rita and family...what a life well lived! You can see it all the wonderful family pictures. It was great to see the old photo with the neighbors in...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Rodney Gasch - Evans City , PA

“Our deepest sympathy to all of your families. You're in our thoughts and prayers. Next time I hear thunder, I will think it is Ray throwing beanbags...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Barb and Jim Kurtz - Chilton, WI

“We extend our condolences to the family of Raymond Mueller. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. Ray was always a pleasure to...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Joe and Peggy Mueller - Sherwood, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We're sorry we didn't get to know Mr. Mueller, but knowing his daughter Karen, is a joy. Please know...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Win Kelly - Saint Augustine, FL

“Gail & Marv & family You have our deepest sympathies and you and your mom and family are in our thoughts and prayers ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Don & Shirley Bartel - Chilton, WI

“Dear Rita and family, Ray will always hold a special place in my heart as a good friend and neighbor growing up in the Town of Chilton. I spent...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Pat Miller - Chilton, WI

“Our deepest sympathies go out to Rita & family. Ray was a wonderful man and a wonderful example for all of us. He & Rita's presence together in...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Rick & Mary Jo Weber - Chilton, WI


Raymond P. "Ray" Mueller, Sr., age 94, of Chilton, died on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the Chilton Care Center in Chilton. He was born September 1, 1917 in Sherwood, son of the late Peter & Anna (Lettler) Mueller. He was united in marriage to Rita Kees on May 3, 1944 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in St. John. Raymond farmed for 52 years, worked at KayTee, Co-op, Rendering Plant, the Town of Chilton, Killsnake Cheese Factory, and cut grass for the Chilton Athletic Association. Raymond was formerly an active member of St. Joseph Society and the Holy Name Society at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chilton, and was a current member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Chilton. He was also a member of the Catholic Knights Branch 148 for many years. Together with his wife, Rita, he volunteered at the Salvatorian Center in New Holstein, and was an active member of the Chilton Senior Citizens Club. Ray enjoyed playing Sheepshead, dancing, putting puzzles together and bean-bagging with his family and friends. Ray will always have a special place in the hearts of all of us and will be sadly missed by his wife, Rita; his children: Raymond (JoAnn) of Hilbert, Richard (Carol) of Oshkosh, Ann Marie (Bill) Juckem of Chilton, Theresa (Denis) Hostettler of Hilbert, Glenn (Mary Jean) of Chilton, Gail (Marvin) Thiel of Chilton, Carl (Edie) of Sheboygan, Karen (Mike) Peil of St. Augustine, FL, Connie (Tom) Daun of Chilton, Peter (Carol) of Green Bay; 30 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law: Beatrice of Kaukauna, & Florence of Sherwood. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Raymond was preceded in death by his son: Ronald; a grandson: Timothy Thiel; his parents; his brothers: Emery Krause, Jacob, Edmond, Bernard, Louis (Angie), Peter (Rita), Hillary (Genevieve), & Frederick Mueller; his sisters: Gertrude Fahrbach, Margaret Kuepper, Erma (Peter) Koehler, Madeline (Arnold) Geiser, and Mary Ann (Philip) Nash. Funeral service will be at 11:30 AM on Monday, April 23, 2012 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church (54 E. Main St.) in Chilton with the Rev. Bob Kollath officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Sunday, April 22, 2012 and on Monday at the church from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM. A vigil service will be held Sunday evening at the funeral home at 7:30 PM. The family would like to thank the Calumet County Home Heath, Res Care, the Calumet County Hospice, the entire staff of the Chilton Care Center, St. Paul Elder Care Services, especially Kelly, Lisa Schabach, NP, Dr Shvygin, Dr. O'Brien, and Dr. Goggins for all of the loving care that was provided to Ray and his family.