Jacob N. Mueller “Jake”, 89, formerly of Dries Street, Saukville and Harbor Club, Port Washington died Saturday, July 14, 2007 at Sheboygan Progressive Care Center in Sheboygan.
He was one of nine children of Jacob and Amelia Bathke Mueller born on October 7, 1917 in Saukville, Wisconsin. He had farmed the family farm on Highway I. On June 23, 1945 he married Ethel Codere of Rudolph, Wisconsin at Immaculate Conception Church in Saukville. She preceded him in death January 1, 1976. He worked as a route delivery man for Suburban Beverages in Mequon for 31 years, retiring in 1980.
Jake joined the Loyal Order of The Moose #1043 in 1951 and was a very active member while the Lodge was in Port Washington. He held all degrees in the Lodge including it’s highest, the degree of Pilgrim. He was a life member and will be remembered for selling raffle tickets at the bar. He was also a member of the Catholic Knights. He was an avid Milwaukee Brewers fan and a proud supporter of the Saukville Saints baseball and the Saukville Softball Association.
He is survived by his children JoAnn (Gerald “PeeWee”) Mueller of Saukville, Diane (the late Pat) McCarthy, Gary (Litha) Mueller and Terry (Judy) Mueller all of Port Washington. Further survived by 10 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, sister Vicki Gerl of Port Washington, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by infant daughters Mary Ann and Karen, granddaughter Kelly Mueller, brothers Lawrence Mueller, Philip Mueller and William Mueller and sisters Olive Gerl, Viola Mueller and Adelia Hespe.
The Loyal Order of the Moose #1043 will have an Order of the Pilgrim service 6 pm Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at the funeral home. Rev. Karl Acker will celebrate Mass Of Christian Burial 7:30 pm Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at Immaculate Conception Church, Saukville. Interment parish cemetery. Visitation 4 – 6:45 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials to the Loyal Order of the Moose #1043, Saukville Softball Association or Saukville Saints Baseball appreciated.