Dorothy Dean Mueller

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Dorothy Mueller, 85, of Lubbock passed away Monday, December 17, 2007. She was born October 2, 1922 in Bell County, Texas to August and Adela Becker. She married Burnell Henry Mueller in 1946 in Lubbock. He preceded her in death April 28, 1989. Dorothy graduated from the West Texas School of Nursing and worked for Dr. Royce Lewis for over 20 years before retiring in 1987. She was a charter member of the Shepherd King Lutheran Church.
Dorothy was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sherri Mass. Her survivors include a son, Alan Mueller and wife Paula of Seattle, Washington; son-in-law, Warren Mass of Houston; 3 grandchildren, Helen Mass of Austin, Simon Mueller of Phoenix, Arizona and Angela Crouch of Seattle; 3 brothers, Bill, Charlie and A. J. Becker; and a sister, Margery Martin.
Services will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at the Shepherd King Lutheran Church with Pastor Jerry Kaskela officiating. Burial will follow in Englewood Cemetery in Slaton, Texas under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-7:00 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 5121-69th St., Suite A-10A, Lubbock, TX 79424 or the Shepherd King Lutheran Church, 2122-18th St., Lubbock, TX 79401.