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Emma Augusta Mueller

May 23, 1918 November 2, 2016
Emma Augusta Mueller
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Obituary for Emma Augusta Mueller

Winnebago Emma Augusta Mueller, 98, of Winnebago died Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in her home. Born May 23, 1918 in Decatur, IL the daughter of Karl Wilhelm and Augusta Emily (Zeronski) Barr. She attended Decatur schools and married Edward Lawrence Mueller in Sycamore on October 27, 1940. Emma was a homemaker and worked at Amerock in Rockford. She attended the United Methodist Church in Winnebago and enjoyed gardening, crafting, square dancing, fishing, reading cookbooks and cooking.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Elaine, Debbie, Meggan and hospice nurse Becky for taking care of Emma.

Emma is lovingly survived by her son, Edward (Judy) Mueller of Davis; daughter, Phyllis (Terry) Nielson of Rockford; grandchildren, Jody Denton, Jeffry (Kerry) Mueller, Randy Nielson, Michael Nielson; great-granddaughter, Megan Nielson; brother, John (Jewel) Barr of Decatur; many nephews and nieces.

Emma is predeceased by her husband Edward Mueller; daughter, Pamela Mueller; grandson, John Reynolds; ten brothers; one sister.

Funeral Information

Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 7, 2016 in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago with Pastor Donald Plock of the Winnebago United Methodist Church officiating. Private burial in Willwood Burial Park in Rockford. Visitation 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 6, 2016 in the funeral home.


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