14 Dec 2022 – 23 Dec 2022
OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — After 66 years of marriage, Norma J. Mueller, 86, and Donald D. Mueller, 88, of Overland Park, Kansas, have died for 9 days. Norma died on December 14, 2022 and Don died on December 23, 2022.
A joint service will happen on December 28, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at Rainbow Mennonite Church, 1444 Southwest Boulevard, Kansas Metropolis, Kansas. The service may even be broadcast reside on Rainbow’s YouTube channel: @rainbowmennonitechurch6685. The go to will start one hour earlier than the service and might be adopted by a meal for all within the fellowship room of the church.
Norma was born on January 11, 1936 to oldsters Martha C. Kauffman and Philip J. She graduated from McPherson Excessive Faculty and McPherson School. She and Don married on June 3, 1957. They lived in Lawrence, Kansas for 2 years after which spent the remainder of their lives within the Kansas Metropolis space, apart from 4 years when Don served within the Public Well being Service caring for Native People in Arizona and New Mexico. Norma was a center faculty trainer of English and Latin for 2 years earlier than starting life as a mom and stay-at-home mother, a job she liked.
Don was born on November 9, 1934, to oldsters Irene F. Griffith and Frank C. Mueller in Lawrence, Kansas. He graduated from Overbrook Excessive Faculty (Kansas), McPherson School, and the College of Kansas School of Medication. His life’s work was as a gastroenterologist in Kansas Metropolis, a career he liked.
In 1957, Norma and Daybreak had been constitution members of the Rainbow Mennonite Church in Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, and attended faithfully for the remainder of their lives. Norma participated within the choir, taught Sunday Faculty and did committee work. As well as, she has been concerned in medical assistants and PEO. Her old flame was her household, and she or he additionally loved cooking, baking, bridging, and touring. Don carried out his internship, residency, and fellowship on the College of Kansas Medical Middle and was President of the Wyandotte County Medical Affiliation and Chief of Employees at Bethany Medical Middle. Along with spending time together with his household, he has loved studying, bridge, and touring.
Norma and Daybreak are survived by three daughters, Theresa King (Denise), Michelle Berzer (Kevin), Laura Sullivan (John) and daughter-in-law Debbie Mueller. That they had fifteen grandchildren together with Stephen King (Ellen), Scotty King, Sarah King-Jones (Rhys), Rebecca Berzer Smid (Mark), Natalie Berzer Sheesam (Matt), Annie Berzer (Joe Workman), Chris Berzer, Matthew Berzer , Daniel Berzer, Remy Mueller, Mac Mueller, Hollis Mueller, Zack Sullivan, Katie Sullivan Cooper (Max) and Nicholas Sullivan. That they had six grandchildren: Jack King, Michael Smid, Molly Smid, Jolene Smid, Luke Smid, P. Chessam, and two extra quickly to reach. Don’s surviving siblings are Gene Mueller, Judy Martin, Debbie Rose, and Pam Carpenter. Norma’s surviving brother is Invoice Goring.
Norma and Don had been preceded in dying by their mother and father and their son, Michael De Mueller, and Norma’s siblings are Valera White, Marilyn Baker, Caroline Baker, Ken Goering, and Joan Johnson.
Their households want to say thanks to the Ascend Hospice, particularly Leslie, and Serving to Palms Senior Care, particularly Maron and Shonda. We had been deeply touched by their dedication, skilled care, and giving to our mom and father.
In lieu of flowers, Norma and Don steered making donations to Rainbow Mennonite Church, 1444 Southwest Boulevard, Kansas Metropolis, Kansas.
Norma and Don’s household liked them deeply, and thru their deepest grief they felt blessed to have the ability to be collectively till dying parted and know they had been secure and sound in God’s palms.