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MULLER, Harvey 1917-2010

MULLER, FOLKERS, SNITTJER

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/7/2010 at 08:21:26

Harvey J. Muller, 92, of Iowa Falls, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at the Heritage Care Center, Iowa Falls. Private Graveside services for Harvey J. Muller will be held at a later date. Memorials are requested to the family c/o his wife: Margaret Muller, 23727 County Highway D-15, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 50126. The Linn's Funeral Homes Iowa Falls Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Harvey John Muller was born May 6, 1917, in Section 7, German Township, Grundy County Iowa, the son of Marion F. (Folkers) and Jake S. Muller. He attended District 3 School in German Township graduating the 8th grade in 1932. On July 9, 1941, Harvey joined the United States army serving in the American Theater, the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater receiving two bronze battle stars, four overseas service bars, and the Army Bronze Star Medal in 1945. He received his discharge as a Technical Sergeant on September 20, 1945.

On January 26, 1946, Harvey was united in marriage to Margaret S. Snittjer at St. John's United Church of Christ, Ackley, Iowa. To this union one son was born: Harold. Harvey and Margaret farmed east of Iowa Falls, Iowa for many years. He was a member of the Hyman-Peavey American Legion Post # 188, Iowa Falls, Iowa of which he was a Past Commander and Honor Guard member.

Harvey J. Muller is survived by his wife of 63 years: Margaret Muller of Iowa Falls; his son: Harold J. (Debra) Muller of Iowa Falls; three grandchildren: Allison Muller of Des Moines, Iowa, Jennifer (Josh) Ellingson of Ames, Iowa, and Nicholas Muller of Bakersfield, California.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Jake and Marion Muller; a baby brother in infancy; one sister: Lucile Murra; a half brother: Ben Neymeyer; and a half sister: Leola Kuper.


 

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