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Glenn O. ‘Sonny’ Mueller

Published: Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
Glenn O. "Sonny" Mueller

OREGON – Glenn O. “Sonny” Mueller, 81, of Oregon, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center.

Glenn was born Dec. 17, 1932, in Steeleville, the son of William H. and Irma (Bollmann) Mueller. He served in the Army and was honorably discharged in 1952. He graduated from the Illinois State Police Academy in 1961. He proudly served for 31 years as a state trooper, retiring as a lieutenant in 1991. He was a member of B.B.K. American Legion Post 480 in Steeleville.

Glenn is survived by his wife, Rita Brimelow Mueller of Oregon; by 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 also is remembered by Rita’s children, Linda (Michael) Orvino, Laura (Tom) McFadden, Dominick (Roberta) Argentino, Rita (Michael) Porro, and George (Vicki) Argentino, and their families.

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

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m Sunday and a memorial service at 2 p.m. Sunday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with the Rev. David Rogula officiating.

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

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