Sheila Marie (Schmidt) Mueller, age 91, of Lewiston, passed away Friday afternoon February 19, 2021, at Family Roots Eldercare in Plainview, MN, of natural causes.
Sheila was born December 31, 1929, in Winona, MN, to Fred and Elma (Erickson) Schmidt, and graduated from Lewiston High School in 1947.
On April 3, 1948, she married Kenneth L. Mueller at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewiston, MN, and they farmed together for many years in Wyattville. Ken preceded her in death on August 24, 2011.
Sheila was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewiston and will be remembered for her enjoyment of flower gardening, embroidery, and reading.
She is survived by four daughters: Nancy (Gary) Johnson, Farmington, MN; Roberta (Ed) Otto, Eyota, MN, Teri (Randal) Boerboom, Chatfield, MN; and Wendy (Kevin) Hunnicutt, Madison, WI;nine grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren, with an eleventh that is due in June. She was preceded in death by her spouse, Kenneth; parents; and two sisters: Arlene and Gladys.
Visitation will be held from 1 PM until the funeral service at 2 PM on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewiston. The Rev Michael A. Lindemann and the Rev. Paul Kuckhahn will officiate. Sheila will be laid to rest in St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery. Those attending will be required to wear a mask and to follow social distancing guidelines.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. John’s School library or to the donor’s choice.
The family would like to express a special thanks to the staff of Family Roots Eldercare of Plainview and Seasons Hospice of Rochester for the loving care they gave Sheila.
Please visit www.watkowski-mulyck.com com to leave online condolences, and when available, to view a video stream of Sheila’s funeral service.
Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home of Winona is assisting the family with arrangements.