Thursday, July 3, 2008

Theresa (Fischer) Mueller

Theresa Mueller, age 99, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2008, at Willowcrest Care Center, South Milwaukee. Theresa was born in Talersdorf, Germany, September 1, 1908, daughter of the late Xavier and Maria (Nee: Groetz) Fischer. She came to the United States in 1926. On November 9, 1929, she married Alois Mueller who preceded her in death on June, 13, 1967.

Theresa was a longtime member of St. Rita Catholic Church and member of the Golden Sunshine Club at Lakeview Community Center. She enjoyed bowling and playing schafskopf. Above all she was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her children, Annette (Paul) Schifferli of Switzerland, daughter-in-law Mary Margaret Mueller of Racine, and son-in-law Paul Kroes of Racine; 12 grandchildren, Christian and Natalya Richei of Switzerland, Dr. Bruce (Laurie) Mueller, Dr. Charles (Mary) Mueller, Sharon (Kenneth) Heffel, Kathleen (Mark) Miller, David (Carol) Mueller, Jeffrey (Paula) Kroes, Greggory (Darla) Kroes, Phillip (Suzanne) Kroes, Eileen (James) Hansen, Lynn (Allan) Kunda, and Matthew Kroes; and 29 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Alois, a daughter Marilyn, a son Robert and daughter Louise Kroes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Rita Catholic Church, 4339 Douglas Avenue, Monday, July 7, 2008, 11 a.m. with Rev. Joseph G. Stobba O.S.A. officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to St. Rita’s Building Fund or St. Catherine’s High School have been suggested.

803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888

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