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Orla Mueller, 91

Orla A. Mueller, age 91, of Watertown, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

Funeral service will take place Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Watertown, with Rev. Bill Kirmsse officiating; visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church; interment St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown.

Serving as casket bearers are Orla’s grandchildren.

Orla was born April 22, 1927, in Lyndale, the daughter of John and Lizzie (Lange) Lemmerman. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Watertown.

Orla was united in marriage Oct. 31, 1945, to Wilmar Mueller at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Watertown.

Orla was a longtime member of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League at St. Peter Lutheran Church, holding various offices throughout her life. She also was a Sunday school teacher at St. Peter Lutheran Church.

Orla enjoyed fishing, gardening, and mowing the lawn. She was a very organized and neat person, everything was always impeccable. Orla liked traveling with her husband to the cabin and various other destinations.

Orla was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmar Mueller; parents, John and Lizzie Lemmerman; daughter-in-law, Pat Mueller; and sister, Vivian (Curtis) Schwalbe.

Orla is survived by her loving family: children Bruce (Lana) Mueller of Watertown, Joyce (Rick) DeNomme of Watertown, Duane (Joanna) Mueller of Watertown, Vicki (Rev. Robert) Hagen of Coal Valley, IL; grandchildren Michelle (Daryl) Barfnecht, Rebecca (Chad) Bettcher, Michael (Bonnie) DeNomme, Gae (Jeff) Lueck, Paul (Laurie) DeNomme, Noah (Nicole) Mueller, Sara (Wade) Erickson, Rachel Hagen, Joanna Hagen; great-grandchildren Brett Barfnecht, Tyler Barfnecht, Brody Bettcher, Ronnan Bettcher, Kimberly Lueck, Kristine Lueck, Ashley DeNomme, Nicholas DeNomme, Daniel (Jessica) Kuske, Gary Hegdahl, Michelle Hegdahl, Courtney Erickson, Chloe Erickson, Shelby Mueller, John Mueller; great-great-grandchildren Belle, Deloris, Johnny, Blake, Summer; sister, Myra Graber of Sartell; brother and sister-in-law, Ernest and Mary Lemmerman of Delano; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Charles and Carrie Mueller of Anoka, Joan Mueller of Buffalo; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.

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