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Mary Elizabeth Mueller

Mary Elizabeth Mueller

Mary Elizabeth Mueller, 64, of Eau Claire, formerly of Clarks Grove, MN, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, MN.

May was born on August 20, 1953, in Rochester, MN, to Dr. Bernard and Elizabeth (Blute) L'Esperance. She attended school in Two Harbors, MN and graduated with the Class of 1971. On August 17, 1974, Mary married Franklin Mueller at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Two Harbors, MN, and together raised seven children. She worked for several years as a para educator for the Albert Lee School District #241.

Mary was very involved with church activities as a Sunday School and Confirmation teacher. She loved bike riding, camping, picnics with kids and grandkids, and spending time with all of her family.

Mary is survived her husband, Frank; seven children, Lisa (Kyle) Chistensen, Matthew (Donelle Hauser) Mueller, Elizabeth (Dennis) Abts, Amy (Kyle) Nordland, Nicholas (Rachel) Mueller, Monica (Cole) Coyle and Luke (Heather) Mueller; 16 grandchildren; three brothers; two sisters; and also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 1812 Lynn Ave. in Altoona with Father Derek Sakowski officiating. Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home, 814 First Ave. Eau Claire, with a rosary vigil starting at 6:30 p.m. Visitation continued one hour prior to the Mass on Wednesday at the church. Burial was in Lakeview Cemetery, Eau Claire.

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