Muriel S. Douglas, 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 7, at the Country Cottage in Plainview, Minn. Muriel was born on April 1, 1937, in Fountain City, the daughter of Raymond and Janet (Steen) Mueller. She met the love of her life, Paul Douglas, and they were united in marriage on February 1, 1954, in Rochester, Minn. Together their union was blessed with three children.
Muriel was a homemaker before launching her business, Muriel Douglas' Draperies, in the comfort of her own basement. From there, she eventually grew the business into a location in St. Charles; she successfully ran her drapery business and the Hometown Variety store for many years until selling the business and retiring in 2016.
Muriel enjoyed sewing and quilting as her favorite pastime along with painting. She was also an outstanding cook and was once the winner of a brand-new electric stove because of her award-winning recipes. Above all, Muriel was most proud to be a wife, mom and grandma.
Muriel will always be missed by her husband of 67 years, Paul Douglas; children, Jon (Rita) Douglas, of Lewiston, Kellie (Mark) Eggert, of Lewiston, Bridget (Brian) Stenzel, of Elgin; grandchildren, Lindsey (Marc) Potter, Paul Douglas, Austin, Grant, Blake, and Colten Eggert, Liz (Tyler) Meyers, Megan Stenzel, and Aaron Cowan; eight great-grandchildren; siblings, Shirley (Ronnie) Johnston, Judy Ginther, June (Taisir) Mueller, Gwen Mathers; as well as many nieces, nephews, other extended family and close friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Janet; brothers-in-law, Dick Ginther and Steve Mathers.
Funeral services for Muriel will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 11, at the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewiston. There will be a visitation held for one hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be held at the church cemetery. The Hoff Funeral Home of Lewiston is assisting Muriel's family with arrangements.