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Glenn O. Mueller

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 2:36 p.m. CST

Glenn O. “Sonny” Mueller, 81, Oregon, died at 1:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at the Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center, Oregon.

Glenn was born on Dec.17, 1932, in Steeleville, the son of William H. and Irma (Bollmann) Mueller.

He served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1952.

He graduated from the Illinois State Police Academy in 1961 and proudly served for 31 years as an Illinois State Trooper, retiring as a Lieutenant in 1991.

He was a member of B.B.K. American Legion Post 480, Steeleville.

Glenn is survived by his wife, Rita (Brimelow) Mueller, Oregon; four children with his former spouse, Ruth M. Mueller, two daughters, Gwen Wiley and Julia (Derek) Thornley, and two sons, Matthew (Roberta) Mueller and Karl (Brenda) Mueller; six grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Glenn is also remembered by Rita’s children, Linda (Michael) Orvino, Laura (Tom) McFadden, Dominic (Roberta) Argentino, Rita (Michael) Porro, and George (Vicki) Argentino and their families.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Marvin, Ralph, and Harold; sister, Melba; granddaughter, Lisa Marie; and niece, Leah L. Mueller.

A memorial service was held Jan. 26 at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with Rev. David Rogula officiating.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Serenity Hospice, 1658 South IL Route 2, Oregon, IL, 61061.

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