|3/13/2019 10:39:00 AM|
Eugene 'Bud' Muller
Eugene "Bud" Muller, 94, of Windom died March 7, 2019, at his home in rural Windom.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church in Windom with Pastor Bonnie Roys officiating.
Special music will be provided by Joanne Nelson, organist; and Nadine Forman, vocalist, singing "Supper Time" and "Lord's Prayer."
Congregational hymns will be "Amazing Grace," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "When We All Get to Heaven."
Ushers will be Dave and Beatty Muller.
Casket bearers will be Teara Hill, Derick Hill, Jamie Spurlin, Joe Hasara, Daniel Oddson, Ginny Oddson, David Hinson, Jan Hinson, Stuart Hinson, Brittney Simon, Mike Simon and Morgan Muller.
Honorary bearers will be Mike J. Simon, Lloyd Pfeiffer, Charlie Elston, Dick Weins, Wiggans Turner, Myron Peters, Kenny Wolff and all Mason brothers.
Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in rural Windom.
Visitation will be held today (Wednesday, March 13) from 4 to 7 p.m., with a Masonic Rites service at 7 p.m., at LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Windom. Visitation will continue Thursday at the church for one hour prior to the service.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom is handling the funeral arrangements.
Eugene "Bud" Muller, 94, of rural Windom passed away peacefully on March 7, 2019, surrounded by his family at his farm.
Bud was born on June 5, 1924, in Dale Township of Windom. He was the son to Ernest and Helen (Ficken) Muller. He received his early education at the Three Lakes School House and then attended Windom High School, graduating in the Class of 1942.
Bud farmed his entire life north of Windom and was best known as "Bud's Spuds."
Bud met and married the love of his life, Lenora R. Klaassen on Oct. 27, 1946, and together they found love, raised three children and built a beautiful marriage. Their 69 years together they spent raising potatoes, corn and soybeans.
Bud was a lifelong member and usher of the First Presbyterian Church in Windom.
He served in the Minnesota State Guard during World War II.
He was master of Siloam Lodge 330 of Jeffers and a member of Prudent Lodge 97 of Windom and a member of the Zuhrah Shriners of Minneapolis.
Bud had many enjoyments in his life which included traveling coast to coast, his passion for flying, member of flying farmer, fishing, hunting, trap shooting, golf, bowling, dancing, snowmobiling and family gatherings.
Bud taught us all to treat everyone the same. Words that describe Bud to a "T" are compassion, kindness, humility and patience.
Bud is survived by his two daughters, Barbara (David) Hinson of Hendersonville, N.C.; Rebecca (Bill) Mickelson of San Tan Valley, Ariz.; one son, Nicholas (Debbie Peters) Muller of Windom; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Yvonne (Kenneth) Wolff of Windom, Sharlene Long of Glenwood; good friend, Elaine Lesch of Windom; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Bud is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lenora Muller on Oct. 25, 2015; one great-grandson, Kelby William Alan Oddson; sister, Bernice "Sis" Waechter; two brothers-in-law, Charles Waechter and Harlan Long.