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Plains Edition Obituaries for 1-1-11

Leo Jerome Mueller, 81, of Albion, died Dec. 8, 2010, at the Boone County Health Center.

He was born May 16, 1925, to Frank and Mary (Welch) Mueller on a farm northeast of Albion. He received his elementary education at Boone County School District 7 and attended Albion High School.

He entered the United States Army on May 8, 1945, and served in the Asiatic Pacific theater. Upon receiving his honorable discharge on Dec. 19, 1946, he returned to Albion.

On June 2, 1949, he married to Lois M. Rojohn at Albion. They lived two years on a farm north of Albion, then 11 years in the Plumb Creek area southwest of Albion. In 1964, they moved to a farm northeast of Albion, where they had since farmed and raised their family.

He served on rural school boards and worked several years as a yard man at the Albion Livestock Market. He was a member of the Loretto United Methodist Church, and a member and past commander of the county as well as American Legion Post 162 of Albion.

Survivors include his wife, Lois; children, Jerome (Linda) Mueller, Kathy (Dean) Eickhoff, all of Albion, and Nancy Burbach of Newman Grove; five grandchildren, Shelley (Dan) Lueken, Nathan Mueller, Suzanne Riley, Jeff (Erin) Eickhoff and Andy Eickhoff; one sister, Ruth (Wayne) Quinn of Omaha; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Iver Nore of Albion; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Lueken, Katie Jo Lueken, Evan Eickhoff; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister, Eileen Claire.

Leo Jerome Mueller, 81, of Albion, died Dec. 8, 2010, at the Boone County Health Center.

He was born May 16, 1925, to Frank and Mary (Welch) Mueller on a farm northeast of Albion. He received his elementary education at Boone County School District 7 and attended Albion High School.

He entered the United States Army on May 8, 1945, and served in the Asiatic Pacific theater. Upon receiving his honorable discharge on Dec. 19, 1946, he returned to Albion.

On June 2, 1949, he married to Lois M. Rojohn at Albion. They lived two years on a farm north of Albion, then 11 years in the Plumb Creek area southwest of Albion. In 1964, they moved to a farm northeast of Albion, where they had since farmed and raised their family.

He served on rural school boards and worked several years as a yard man at the Albion Livestock Market. He was a member of the Loretto United Methodist Church, and a member and past commander of the county as well as American Legion Post 162 of Albion.

Survivors include his wife, Lois; children, Jerome (Linda) Mueller, Kathy (Dean) Eickhoff, all of Albion, and Nancy Burbach of Newman Grove; five grandchildren, Shelley (Dan) Lueken, Nathan Mueller, Suzanne Riley, Jeff (Erin) Eickhoff and Andy Eickhoff; one sister, Ruth (Wayne) Quinn of Omaha; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Iver Nore of Albion; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Lueken, Katie Jo Lueken, Evan Eickhoff; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister, Eileen Claire.

Leo Jerome Mueller, 81, of Albion, died Dec. 8, 2010, at the Boone County Health Center.

He was born May 16, 1925, to Frank and Mary (Welch) Mueller on a farm northeast of Albion. He received his elementary education at Boone County School District 7 and attended Albion High School.

He entered the United States Army on May 8, 1945, and served in the Asiatic Pacific theater. Upon receiving his honorable discharge on Dec. 19, 1946, he returned to Albion.

On June 2, 1949, he married to Lois M. Rojohn at Albion. They lived two years on a farm north of Albion, then 11 years in the Plumb Creek area southwest of Albion. In 1964, they moved to a farm northeast of Albion, where they had since farmed and raised their family.

He served on rural school boards and worked several years as a yard man at the Albion Livestock Market. He was a member of the Loretto United Methodist Church, and a member and past commander of the county as well as American Legion Post 162 of Albion.

Survivors include his wife, Lois; children, Jerome (Linda) Mueller, Kathy (Dean) Eickhoff, all of Albion, and Nancy Burbach of Newman Grove; five grandchildren, Shelley (Dan) Lueken, Nathan Mueller, Suzanne Riley, Jeff (Erin) Eickhoff and Andy Eickhoff; one sister, Ruth (Wayne) Quinn of Omaha; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Iver Nore of Albion; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Lueken, Katie Jo Lueken, Evan Eickhoff; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister, Eileen Claire.

Leo Jerome Mueller, 81, of Albion, died Dec. 8, 2010, at the Boone County Health Center.

He was born May 16, 1925, to Frank and Mary (Welch) Mueller on a farm northeast of Albion. He received his elementary education at Boone County School District 7 and attended Albion High School.

He entered the United States Army on May 8, 1945, and served in the Asiatic Pacific theater. Upon receiving his honorable discharge on Dec. 19, 1946, he returned to Albion.

On June 2, 1949, he married to Lois M. Rojohn at Albion. They lived two years on a farm north of Albion, then 11 years in the Plumb Creek area southwest of Albion. In 1964, they moved to a farm northeast of Albion, where they had since farmed and raised their family.

He served on rural school boards and worked several years as a yard man at the Albion Livestock Market. He was a member of the Loretto United Methodist Church, and a member and past commander of the county as well as American Legion Post 162 of Albion.

Survivors include his wife, Lois; children, Jerome (Linda) Mueller, Kathy (Dean) Eickhoff, all of Albion, and Nancy Burbach of Newman Grove; five grandchildren, Shelley (Dan) Lueken, Nathan Mueller, Suzanne Riley, Jeff (Erin) Eickhoff and Andy Eickhoff; one sister, Ruth (Wayne) Quinn of Omaha; one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Lou and Iver Nore of Albion; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Lueken, Katie Jo Lueken, Evan Eickhoff; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister, Eileen Claire.