- October 6, 1953 - December 18, 2011
- Chilton, Wisconsin
of James' Passing
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“Jim and I were great friends in high school and college. Although we lost touch through the years I still thought of him often. We had some great...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Larry Chaney - Lakewood, CO
“Jim and I where friends in high school and went to UW Stevens Point together in 1971. Lost touch in the mid seventies. Larry Chaney, Jim and I shared...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: bob knoff - high school friend
“Sue and Family, my deepest sympathy to all of you during this difficult time. Jim was such a wonderful person, and I am very blessed to have known...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy Broeckel/Brad Hintze - WI
“To all of Jim's family, my heart aches for you in the loss of your friend, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. I will always remember Jim as the...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Margie Bowen Schellpfeffer - WI
“Dylan, Michelle and the Mueller Family...
~~ Treasure the memories you share and know you are always loved ~~
5 of 24 | Posted by: Christine Spica - Green Bay, WI
“So Sorry to hear about your Dad.
All of you are in our prayers.
Lauri, Steve and Brandon Bacalzo
6 of 24 | Posted by: Lauri Bacalzo - Two Rivers, WI
“Sue, Dylan, Beth, Jenny, Jessica and Lindsey
My heart aches for each and everyone of you... Jim was an amazing man/friend... He showed so much...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Evie Thimmig - Chilton, WI
“Dylan, Beth and Jenny. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathies are with you as are our thoughts and prayers.
8 of 24 | Posted by: Teresa LeClair and family - WI
“I have always felt like part of your family, I could always count on a great smile from Jim every time I saw hime! Jim made everyone feel better...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Madonna Miller - Chilton, WI
I will always remember your Dad, he always was the sweetest guy and had the biggest smile. I just loved your Dad so much, he really was a...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Amy Nowak - Sheboygan, WI
“My deepest condolences, Dylan, Michelle and the Mueller family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
11 of 24 | Posted by: Judi Pinkerton - Oshkosh, WI
“Our thoughts and prayers with you Dylan, Michelle, and your family. Our deepest sympathies.
Kim and Brian
12 of 24 | Posted by: Kim Decker - Sturgeon Bay, WI
“Jim will be missed by everyone @ Federal Mogul and work will not be the same.
My thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends.
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13 of 24 | Posted by: Kevin Hartlaub - Manitowoc, WI
“So sorry for your loss Sue. I will always remember him with a smile on his face having a good time. He will truely be missed by everyone who knew him...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Crazy - friend
“Beth and Family you have my sympathy. I am sorry to hear of your father's passing. It is never easy to lose a loved one so close to Holidays. You...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Amanda Miller- Hedtke - Appleton, WI
“Jim has been a friend to me for over 28 years. That man always had a smile for you. My most recent memory of Jim came from the 25 year Federal Mogul...Read More »
16 of 24 | Posted by: Vicki Rissling - Manitowoc, WI
“Sue, I wish to express my sympathy to you in the loss of Jim. So sad. Take Care. Lois
17 of 24 | Posted by: Lois Wagner-Forstner - Chilton, WI
“I could always count on Jim to help with fun things for the kids at Federal Mogul. He made a great Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, worked with me for...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Mari Roedig - Manitowoc, WI
“There are so many memories I have of Jim I dont know where to start. I know he had such a huge heart! When he met my mom I don't think he knew he was...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: jessica - beverly, MA
“Growing up I spent as much time at the Mueller's house as I did my own. Jim was always friendly, as was the whole family. I will always remember...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Erin Hutcherson Amaya - AZ
“Sue and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of need. Even though lately I really did not get to spend much time with him, I...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Jill - Chilton, WI - friend
“I will think of Jim every spring,he always brought me a big magnet Brewers schedule for my refrigerator.I will miss his laughter at the pool table...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Loy
“to Sue and family so sorry to hear of the lost of Jim. He was a good friend. Prayers and thought go out to you. Donna and Shanna
23 of 24 | Posted by: Donna Feldner - chilton, WI
“Jim was a great guy and will be missed so much by so many people so sorry about the loss my prayers go to you and the family
24 of 24 | Posted by: Heather Schoemann Malueg - WI
James Allen Mueller, age 58, of Chilton, died on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at his home. He was born October 6, 1953 in Milwaukee, WI, son of the late Robert O. & Mary L. (Hintze) Mueller. James served in the United States Army where he also played in the Army Band. He worked for over 30 years for Federal-Mogul in Manitowoc and was crazy about the Green Bay Packers and the Milwaukee Brewers. He also proudly served as the Fantasy Football Commissioner for the league at work. Jim could be classified as a 'Character' who always enjoyed a good time and never said NO to a party invitation. He enjoyed playing Sheepshead, Cribbage with his children, and was known to participate in UNO marathons when his children would play with their grandma and grandpa. Jim had a heart of gold and was always willing to lend a hand when, where, and how it was needed. He somehow found the best in all those he met, and never remained angry at anyone or anything for very long. Above all else, James loved his grandchildren and treasured the time they would share swimming in his pool in the backyard. He will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his partner in life: Sue Hoffman; his children: Dylan (Michelle) Mueller of Manitowoc, Beth Mueller of Manitowoc, Jennifer Mueller of Manitowoc; step daughters: Lyndsey Garcia & Jessica Bursinger; 10 grandchildren: Haileigh, Kendra, Brogan, Autumn, Lily, Michael, Olivia, Jaelyn, Sebio, Lola; and 3 sisters: Karen (Ted) Bowen, Elizabeth Klem, & Chris (Bruce) Jovaag. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 23, 2011 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM on Friday, December 23, 2011.