Jack Mueller Obituary

Jack  Mueller
Jack Mueller
Jack Mueller

June 22, 1925 - May 5, 2010
Born in Burlington, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Jack Mueller passed away on May 5, 2010 at eighty-four years of age.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 8, at Westover Funeral Home in Des Moines. The family will receive visitors at Westover one hour prior to service time.

Jack was born to Ned and Hazel Mueller in Burlington, Iowa on June 22, 1925. He graduated from Burlington High School in 1943 and the University of Iowa in 1950. Jack was an Army Veteran and was proud to have served in World War II.

Jack met his devoted wife of sixty-one years, Martha (Negley) Mueller in Burlington where they married before making their home with their children in Des Moines, Iowa where he lived most of his life.

Jack served the City of Des Moines for 33 years and upon his retirement was the Director of the Parks Department. He thoroughly enjoyed his years as an employee of the city.

Jack is survived by his wife Martha; daughters Dawn Goodrich of Des Moines and Teri (Randy) Mohning of Altoona; son Ned Mueller of La Salle, Colorado; brother James (Laurel) Mueller, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Blake (Beth) Benton, Josh Goodrich, Megan (Brandon) Williams, Molly (Jeff) Ganow, Libby (Corey) Adkins and McKenzie (Jesse) Smith. Jack was blessed with five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Nathan Churchill.

Jack enjoyed hunting, fishing and nature. He was a devoted husband, exceptional father, loving grandfather and great grandfather. He was a tireless worker and a source of strength, love and inspiration to his family and friends. Jack was a member of the Des Moines Masonic Lodge.

His memory would best be served by a contribution to the Des Moines Botanical and Environmental Center.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, May 8, 2010
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Saturday, May 8, 2010
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Des Moines Botanical and Environmental Center
909 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50316