Elmer H. Muellner, age 89 of Melrose, died Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Heritage of Foley Nursing Home in Foley, Minnesota.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 5 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Meire Grove with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery in Melrose.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Meire Grove. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Elmer Henry Muellner was born October 8, 1929 in Melrose, Minnesota to Raymond and Agnes (Tiemann) Muellner. On September 11, 1956 he was united in marriage to Bernadine Hiltner at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Melrose. In his younger years, Elmer helped farmers with chores on a number of farms in the area. He later worked for Jennie O Foods and Franklin Manufacturing, which is now Electrolux.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Melrose, the Two Cylinder Club, Young at Heart Club, and the Local Lodge 623 of the International Association of Machinists. Elmer truly enjoyed working on his hobby farm in Melrose.
Survivors include his children, Linda (Tom) Morton of Melrose, Alma Muellner of Melrose, David Muellner of St. Cloud, and Donna (Thomas) Hamel of Plymouth; four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; brothers, Ralph (Regina) Muellner of Melrose and Alquin (Celestina) Muellner of St. Joseph; and sister, Mary (Edward) Zinniel of St. Cloud.
Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, Bernadine Muellner on May 24, 2012; and parents.
Serving as casket bearers will be Alma Muellner, David Muellner, Donna Hamel, Tom Morton, Donald Hiltner, and John Muellner. Cross bearer will be Kristen Hamel and scripture bearer will be Samantha Hamel. Gift bearers will be Alexandra Hamel and Natasha Hamel and lector will be Linda Morton.
December 04, 2018
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
December 05, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
December 05, 2018