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MULLER, May 1891-1964

MULLER, JONES, BRAMBLETTE

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 2/24/2015 at 12:26:55

Funeral Service For Mrs. May Muller

Funeral services were held last Friday, Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. at the Dike First Methodist Church for Mrs. May Muller. Burial was in the Elmwood cemetery.

Mrs. Muller passed away at the Sartori hospital in Cedar Falls on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 25. She had been a patient at the hospital for the past several weeks.

Mrs. Muller was born Zelma May Jones, daughter of George and Jennie Jones in Waverly, Iowa on Feb. 20, 1891. She was baptized in St. Andrews Church in Waverly and attended school in New Hartford.

She homesteaded in South Dakota in 1908 and in 1910 married Otis Bramblette. Together they homesteaded near Hamil, S. Dakota, and then purchased land near Reliance, S.D. Mr. Bramblette died Nov. 16, 1924. Mrs. Bramblette and her five children farmed with the help of her brother, Millard and Howard Jones until 1929.

That year she married Gerald Muller of Plankington, S.D. He died Jan. 31, 1931. Mrs. Muller moved back to her farm in Reliance. In 1932 she moved to Iowa and was employed by Henry Vander Kolk of New Hartford. She was in his employ for 26 years. Since March, 1959 she has lived in Dike.

She attended church here and was a member of the Legion Auxiliary of New Hartford.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Bramblette, 1924 and Gerald Muller in 1931; three brothers, Veryle, Millard and Howard and one sister, Mrs. Buford Bramblette.

Mrs. Muller is survived by three sons and two daughters: Lee Bramblette of Cedar Falls, Dudley Bramblette of Waterloo, Raphe Bramblette of Cedar Falls, Mrs. Pauline Pickner of Chamberlain, S. Dak., and Mrs. Dusin Brown of Ames; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three sisters: Mrs. E. P. Tobias and Mrs. Alta Johnson of Dike and Mrs. Jessie Deadrick of Cedar Falls.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 5 March 1964, pg 6


 

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