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March 28, 2020

3/9/2020 8:13:00 AM
Mueller. Mary Leone

Mary Leone Mueller, age 89, passed away on Wednesday morning March 4, 2020, at her residence in rural Livingston surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 31, 1930 the daughter of Robert and Evelyn (Haas) Knutson. Mary was united in marriage to Robert "Bob" G. Mueller on February 10, 1951, at the Livingston United Methodist Church.
Mary graduated from Cobb High School and then took a business short course. She went to work in Mineral Point at the auto and ag dealership as their bookkeeper. After her marriage to Bob, her focus in life was helping on the farm and taking care of her family. Mary always helped with the daily chores and kept the bookwork up to date. As a labor of love, she prepared bountiful meals for her family on all holidays, which were so special to her. After many years of hard work, Mary and Bob wintered in Ft. Myers, FL. Mary adored her family and supported all their endeavors. She also appreciated the relationships with their rodeo family. As youngsters, their children have competed in rodeos throughout the United States. This is a tradition that has been passed down through each generation and still continues today. Mary also enjoyed playing the accordion and piano, working in her flower gardens, dancing, listening to county music and going to concerts. Mary's dedication to her family through the years and her selflessness will be cherished forever.
Mary is survived by four children; Kathy (Rick) Holle of Hammond, Jon (Shelly) Mueller of Montfort, Dan Mueller of Livingston, and Jeff Mueller of Chetek, seven grandchildren; Ryan (Emily) Holle of Whitewater, Ellyn (Norm) Hotz of Eagle, Garrett Holle of Whitewater, Jessica (Riley) Routier of Buffalo, SD, Adam (Karsey) Mueller of Montfort, Jake Mueller of Phoenix, AZ, Kyle (Dana) Mueller of Bagley, 15 great grandchildren; Xander, Garyn, Micah, and Emery Hotz, Cody Nelson and Jase, Jarren Holle, Krossyn and Kynree Mueller, Braden, Payton, Rose, Rayna, and Charlie Routier, Bexley Mueller, sister Donna (Bill) McLimans of Livingston.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob on September 28, 2017, sister Dee (Alvin) Mitchell, infant sister Hannah Fern Knutson and her grand dog Waylon.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday March 11, 2020 at the Livingston United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Rock Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening March 10, 2020 at the Livingston United Methodist Church and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Wednesday morning. In lieu of plants and flowers a memorial fund is being established in loving memory of Mary Leone Mueller. The Soman-Larson Funeral Home is assisting the family and online condolences may be made at

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