Margaret Mueller, 69

Margaret “Marge” Mueller, a resident of Little Falls, formerly of Randall, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 16, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cushing, with Robert Mueller officiating. Burial was in the Randall City Cemetery in Randall.

Marge was born Dec. 2, 1942, in Little Falls, to the late Michael “Mike” Pietrowski and Cecelia “Cel” Symanietz. She graduated from Little Falls Community School in 1961. Marge moved to Minneapolis, where she worked for Honeywell for three years.  She was united in marriage to Richard “Dick” Mueller May 16, 1964, in Brainerd. The couple made their home in Randall. Marge worked for Munsingwear until 1979. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Randall and the Randall VFW Post #9073 Auxiliary. Marge loved to “Powder Puff” race her brother-in-law, LeRoy’s race car. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards and dancing.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Donna (Rick) Lundgren and Diane (Mike) Drew, both of Randall; mother, Cel Kamphenkel of Long Prairie; sister, Cel Schlumpberger of Little Falls; brother, Jim Pietrowski of Avon;  four grandchildren, Kayla (Wade) Sandbakken, Ricky Drew, Sara (Kyle) Berg and Eric Drew; three great-grandchildren, Richard (RJ) Sandbakken, Alivia  Berg and Ellie Berg; sisters-in-law, Beverly (Bev) Lindborg of Brainerd and Marilyn Mueller of Randall.

She was preceded in death by her father, Mike Pietrow-ski; husband, Richard “Dick” Mueller; stepfather, Ralph Kamphenkel; brothers-in-law, LeRoy Schlumpberger, Robert “Murph” Mueller, Clyde Fregin, Donald Mueller, Felix Falconio, Warren Haus and Ralph Lindborg; and sisters-in-law, Lucille Falconio, Jan Haus, Gloria Mueller, Nancy Fregin.

Casketbearers were Doug Fregin, Roger Fregin, Steve Fregin, Doug Wiherski, David Schlumpberger, Bill Lindborg, Scott Haus, Alan Petersen and Larry Falconio. Honorary casketbearers were Kayla (Wade) Sandbakken, Ricky Drew, Sara (Kyle) Berg, Eric Drew, Richard (RJ) Sandbakken, Alivia  Berg and Ellie Berg.