Date of BirthFebruary 10, 1924

Helena A. Mueller Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 10, 1924

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Date of PassingNovember 18, 2016

Helena A. Mueller Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States

Date of BirthFebruary 10, 1924

Helena A. Mueller Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 10, 1924

289 Views

Date of PassingNovember 18, 2016

Helena A. Mueller Obituary

from Columbia, Indiana, United States


Helena A. MuellerFeb. 10, 1924 - Nov. 15, 2016NILES - Helena Anna Mueller, age 92 years of Niles, Michigan, died peacefully at 7:25 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, with family gathered around at West Woods of Niles following an extended illness.She was born on February 10, 1924, in Swietochlowice, Poland, to Wilhelm and Anna (Czembor) Zogretski. She attended school in Poland, and in 1949, following the war, she immigrated to the United States with her husband and young son. They settled in Little Falls, Minnesota, where she was employed as a sewing machine operator for the former Munsingwear Company, and later served as a cook for The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls. She then moved to the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area to be nearer to her children, and finally settled in Niles in 2000.Helena was a member of Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Niles. She was delighted to be a homeowner, and enjoyed making home improvements, gardening and yardwork. She also enjoyed knitting and crochet, usually making hats and blankets for newborn babies, and mittens for the church's mitten tree.She was preceded in death by a son, Richard Mueller, who died in 1974, and by seven siblings.Surviving family includes her children, Kazimir Mueller of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Joanna Mueller-Hunt (& Joseph) of Niles, Jerry (& Lola) Mueller of Shoreview, Minnesota, Christian (& Jerzy) Miler of Vermillion, Minnesota, and Anita Mueller of Columbia, Tennessee; grandchildren, Danial (& Nicole) Mueller, Erica (& Billy) Babineaux, Andrea (& Jeremy) Hoglund, and Norah (& Steve) Fries; great-grandchildren Gabriel, Sophia, Jude, Ezra, Emma, Eleanor, and Zelda; and Helena's sisters, Teresa VanGuyzen of Canada and Christa Mittula of Germany; a brother, Joseph Zogretski of Germany; and many nieces and nephews.The funeral service for Helena Mueller will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016, at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Niles, with the Rev. Joseph T. Liss of the church officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at a later date at Saint Mary's Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota.Contributions in memory of Helena Mueller may be made to Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, 1340 Sycamore Street, Niles, Michigan 49120. Arrangements were made at the Halbritter-Wickens Funeral Home in Niles.www.halbritterfunerals.com

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