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William A. Mueller

October 28, 1935 ~ April 4, 2016 (age 80)

William A. "Bill" Mueller, 80, of West Terre Haute passed away Monday April 4, 2016 from injuries sustained in a tractor rollover accident while working at his residence. He was born October 28, 1935 in Cleveland, OH to Joseph and Cecilia Mueller. Survivors include: His wife, Norma Mueller whom he married on November 24, 1990 in Bethany United Church Of Christ at West Terre Haute; a son Bill Mueller of Franklin, TN; three daughters Denise Ellingsworth-Fox and her husband Paul of Rockford, IL, Erika Combs of Painesville, OH, and Lisa Ellingsworth-Bell and her husband Lee of Fishers, IN; his sister and brother-in-law Margie and Mike Reilly of Reno, NV; eight grandchildren; one great grandson; and his best friend Gary Wallace and his wife Rita of Terre Haute. He was preceded in death by his parents; his older brother Joseph Mueller and his younger brother Robert Mueller. He was a Vietnam War Era Veteran. He was a member of the Bethany United Church of Christ and a member of the German Oberlander Club at Terre Haute. Bill enjoyed working as a writer and photographer for the West Vigo Times. He also enjoyed being an avid bird watcher, cyclist, playing the accordion, piano, playing golf, and gardening. Visitation will be 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 N. 3rd St., West Terre Haute and one hour prior to services in the church Saturday. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Bethany United Church of Christ, 201 W. Miller Ave., West Terre Haute with Rev. Steve Moore officiating. Cremation has been scheduled after all services with burial of his ashes in Bethesda Memorial Park at a later date. The family kindly suggests that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the church with envelopes available.

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