Marie Mueller of Whitefish Bay and Random Lake, passed away in the morning hours of Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Horizon Hospice in Mequon. She was 101 years old. Marie was born in Fredonia on July 4, 1912, the second child of Joseph Schmit and Barbara Lauters Schmit. Marie grew up in Fredonia, and graduated from Port Washington High School in 1930. She was one of the last members of her high school class. On November 16, 1939 she married Edgar Mueller at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Fredonia. He preceded her in death in 1993. Marie was a member of St. Monica's Catholic Church in Whitefish Bay. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and bird watching. Marie is survived by her three children; Lou Helen (Charles) Kirschling of Whitefish Bay, Harry (Karen) Mueller of Cedarburg and Paul (Deb) Mueller of Random Lake. She is further survived by seven grandchildren; Anne (Bernard) Broda, Mark (Cheryl) Mueller, Nick (Joanne) Mueller, Kristen (Brian) Wratney, Elizabeth (Dan) Krebsbach, Joseph C. (Danelle) Kirschling and Thomas E. (Teresa) Kirschling, six great-grandchildren; Stephen and Kevin Broda, Nathan and Emily Mueller and Joseph and Anna Marie Krebsbach, nieces, nephews, other relatives including Sister Marian Blong, SSND and many friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Edgar, two sisters Gertrude Schiferl and Helen Meyer and two brothers Paul and Vincent Schmit. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 2st at 12:30 PM at St. Monica Catholic Church, 160 E. Silver Spring Dr., Whitefish Bay. Father Jacob Strand will preside. She will be laid to rest next to Edgar at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Milwaukee. Visitation will be held at the CHURCH on Wednesday, October 2st from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), ALS or the School Sisters of Notre Dame. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Cedarburg is honored to serve the family. Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com
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Grandma Marie welcomed me into the family and always took the time to talk with me. She genuinely cared about her family and treated all with kindness. She was a very gracious and sweet lady who will be missed.
We will sure miss you Aunt Marie. You were so kind to us as kids growing up and visiting the cottage. Even in later years you still wanted us to visit! That meant a lot. Thanks for helping us learn more about our herita... more
Marie taught me to make pie crust very early in my marriage. Paul once told me that when she was growing up, Marie's family made pies every day, to be served with lunch. I will continue to think of her every time I mak... more
I will miss you Grandma Marie - you're the only person I ever knew to turn 100+ and still be witty and smart as ever. I will miss your knowing smile and wink when you hear something silly, Oreos and Coca Colas at your ho... more
I remember Grandma for all things sweet - the nicest things to say, cookies kept in a cat-shaped cookie jar, 4th of July birthday cake, cards in the mail on holidays, and of course her loving kiss. Thanks to her strengt... more
A toast to 101 years...a life well lived. We will miss you Grandma 'Rie. Have fun teaching the angles to drive Model Ts!