Marvin T. Mueller, age 94, of Bluff Siding, Wis., passed away following a short illness on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Winona Health, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on October 22, 1919, at Oak Ridge in Winona County, to Peter and Leona (Siebenaler) Mueller. He was united in marriage with Elizabeth Gusa on January 8, 1941, in Altura, Minn.
Marv had a great love and passion for cars, and he was proud to have owned several classic cars throughout his life. He operated Marvís Body Shop in Winona for many years, and he later went on to own and operate Marvís Used Cars in Winona until his retirement in 1985. He will be remembered for his love of working in his yard and garden, being in the outdoors, and as a great handyman who could fix anything.
He was a member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart.
Marv is lovingly survived by his wife, Elizabeth, Bluff Siding, Wis.; children, Don (Kay) Mueller, Goodview, Minn.; Virginia (Dennis) Crawford, DeKalb, Ill.; and Nancy (Frank) Kujak, Trempealeau, Wis.; grandchildren, Steve (Tammy) Mueller; Rick (Belinda) Mueller; Jordan Mueller; Rebecca (Eric Reidelberger) Crawford and Matthew Crawford; great-grandchildren, Christian, Mariah, Shane, Grace, and Gavin; sister, Ann Lehnertz, Plainview, Minn.; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Alvin and David; sisters, Alvina and Harriet; and brothers, Alois, Casper, Raymond, and Ralph.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 360 Main Street, Winona. The Reverend Adam McMillan will officiate.
Marv will be laid to rest in St. Maryís Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, from 1 p.m. until the time of the Mass.
Pallbearers will be Steve Mueller, Rick Mueller, Jordan Mueller, Christian Mueller, Rebecca Crawford, and Matthew Crawford.
The family respectfully requests that memorials be considered in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences or memories may be left for Marvís family at www.watkowski-mulyck.com.
Entrusted to our care Ė Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home.