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Roger  L.  Mueller
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  • St. Paul United Church of Christ
    115 N. Franklin St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869
  • Grand Lake Hospice
    1122 E. Spring St.
    St. Marys, OH 45885

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“Our sympathy to you. So sorry we aren't able to personally express our sympathy to you at this time, but know you are all in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Alice & Duane Hartwig - Friend

“Our deepest sympathy. May God Almighty comfort your family. BB ”
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“I am sorry to hear of Roger's passing away. Roger and I served in the 63rd Tank Bn at the same time. I was in Head Qt. platoon and Roger was in 3rd...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Donald Freese - Mason City, IA

“My sympathy to you and your family upon the death of your father. Peace be with you as your mourn his loss. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Kathy Bishir - Saint Marys, OH

“So sorry to hear of a Roger's passing. He was such a friendly man when he would come to the pharmacy. Prayers to the family. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Roger and Cheryl Barlage - OH


Of New Bremen, died on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 3:15 A.M. at the Otterbein Retirement Community, of St. Marys, Ohio. He was born on December 31, 1930 in New Bremen, the son of the late Frank and Alma (Topp) Mueller. On November 6, 1954, he married Grace E. Wittenbrink, who died on September 22, 2004. Surviving are his children; Sheryl Scherer of Sidney, Ronald Mueller of New Bremen, Ken Mueller of New Bremen, and Gary (Gretchen) Mueller of Cincinnati, grandchildren Renee (Jason) Geise of Sidney, Derek (Danielle) Scherer of Sidney, Breanna and Alyssa Mueller both of Cincinnati, great-grandchildren McKayla, Dylan, and Ashlynn Geise and Jaret, Trenton and Logan Scherer, in-laws Edgar Henning and Louise and Daryl Koenig, and both of New Bremen. Along with his wife, he was preceded in death by his twin sister Ruth Henning.

Roger was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen, were he had held several church offices. He had served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and was stationed in Germany as a Tank Commander. He worked in assembly at the former STAMCO of New Bremen for 40 years. He was an avid Ohio State and Cincinnati Reds fan – always making time to watch the games on television. Roger enjoyed playing cards, especially Pinochle and Rook, and loved to spend time with his family.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen. Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, and on Tuesday one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions in memory of Roger can be made to the St. Paul United Church of Christ Memorial Fund or to Grand Lake Hospice. Condolences to the Mueller family may be left online at