Roger Mueller, 92, Scottsbluff
Roger Mueller, 92, of Scottsbluff, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014 at his home. His funeral service will be held at 10am on Friday, February 28, 2014 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff with Reverend Jeffery Grams officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery with military rites by the United State Air Force Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 11am until 7pm on Thursday at Jolliffe Funeral Home. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials in Roger's honor be made in care of the church.
Roger was born March 7, 1921 in Fillmore County, NE to Henry and Muriel (Spragg) Mueller. He received his education and graduated from Shickley High School. He attended Kearney State College for a short time. After college he joined the United States Air Force from 19421945, serving in WWII. After his honorable discharge from the military, he married Lorraine Eisenach in Scottsbluff on June 15, 1946. He worked as a mechanic for Whiteheads in Mitchell until 1948, then from 1948-1966 as a mechanic for Gillman's, in 1966 he went to work at the Post Office for 17 ½ years, starting as a clerk in Scottsbluff then became a Postal Carrier in Gering until his retirement in 1983.
Roger was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, the VFW, American Legion, a Boy Scout Leader, 23 Club Coach, coached bowling for the last 30 years, was a church elder, was on the Evangelical Board, Educational Board, Sunday School teacher, choir member and Team Captain of his bowling league. He enjoyed sharing the word of God to his fellow man and was in the jail ministry since 1993. He enjoyed bowling, golfing and spending time with his loving family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him and his memory will be forever cherished by his loving family.
Roger is survived by his loving wife Lorraine of Scottsbluff; children Wayne (Mitzi) Mueller of North Platte, NE, Keith (Virginia) Mueller of Hicksville, NY, Beverly (Errol) Forman of West Palm Beach, FL, Jonathan Mueller of Port Washington, NY, Matthew Mueller of Ft. Collins, CO, Valerie (Bob) Bohan of North Platte, NE, Stephanie (Eddie) Chapman of Torrington, WY, Paul Mueller and Timothy Mueller both of Scottsbluff, and Jason (Kristi) Mueller of Gering; grandchildren Sean, Craig, Rob, Emily, Steven, Jennifer, Tanya, Brian, Nicole, Nathan, Sean, Hannah, Kaleigh, Victoria, and Megan; great grandchildren Hailie, Alliesha, David, Rylan, Hunter, and Carly; sister Esther Domeier of Geneva, NE; sister in law Irene Mueller of North Platte, NE and numerous nieces and nephews.
His parents, son Manuel Mueller and brother Loren Mueller preceded him in death.
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