Thekla Mueller

Sunday, January 27, 2013

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Thekla S. Mueller, 88, of Perryville died Jan. 26, 2013, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville.

She was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Farrar, Mo., daughter of Ernst H. and Bertha K. Luehrs Mueller.

Thekla did office work for Brown Shoe Co. in Clayton, Mo. She was baptized and confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar. She taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir in St. Ann, Mo.

Survivors include one brother, Armin Mueller of Perryville; five sisters, Oneida Mahnken of Steelville, Ill., Eunice Roth of Frohna, Mo., and Mildred Bachmann, Florence Steffens and Elinor Roth, all of Perryville; 43 nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Erwin Mueller; two sisters, Esther Bachmann and Agnes Martin; and three nephews.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 6:30 a.m. until time of the service Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Matthew Marks officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Perryville.

Memorials are preferred to Lutheran Hour Ministries.