James Francis Mueller

James Francis Mueller

Birth
Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 Jun 2015 (aged 90)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section CAW1 Row A Site 12
Memorial ID 147755466 · View Source
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Obituary
James F. Mueller, 90, of Springfield, died at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at St. John's Hospice.

Jim was born May 30, 1925 in Belleville, the son of Paul and Rose Fohl Mueller. He Married Norma J. Myers on July 19, 1947 in Springfield.

After graduating in 1942 from Cathedral High School. Jim proudly served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. Returning home, he worked as an independent insurance salesman. He was very proud to have been among the first to travel to Washington, D.C. with the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight.

Over the years. his hobbies included bowling, fishing, gardening, cooking, and watching all sports on TV, especially his St. Louis Cardinals. He is best known for being an avid golfer and winner of many awards. Jim was a member of St. Cabrini Catholic Church and Devereaux Heights.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Rita Smith.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Norma J. Mueller of Springfield; five children, Fran (husband Gerry) Andrews of Las Vegas, NV, Jim (wife, Kathy) Mueller of Chatham, Mike (wife, Karen) Mueller of Rochester, Steve Mueller and Pat Todd, both of Springfield; seven grandchildren; seven great- grandchildren; and two brothers, Paul (wife, Judy) Mueller and Bob (wife, Sally) Mueller, all of Springfield.

Cremation was accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies.

Memorial Gathering and Funeral Mass: Family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at St. Cabrini Catholic Church 1020 N. Milton Ave., Springfield with Rev. Richard Chiola, celebrant.

Interment at Camp Butler National Cemetery Columbarium will follow with military honors provided by the Interveterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


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  • Created by: EPS
  • Added: 11 Jun 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 147755466
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Francis Mueller (30 May 1925–10 Jun 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 147755466, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by EPS (contributor 47222831) .