Mr. Mueller passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, after a short illness. He was born on April 25, 1926, in Chicago, IL to Edna and Lawrence Mueller then moved to LaPaz, IN in 1942. He served as a proud Marine then married Frances Albert on May 16, 1948, living in South Bend, IN, where he built their home and they raised two daughters. They moved to Florida in 1973 where Dan worked for Sears until he retired 13 years later. Upon “retiring”, he started an appliance repair business and bought two laundries. He loved hunting, fishing, reading and was a master storyteller. Dan and Frances enjoyed traveling, going throughout the U.S. and Canada over the years.
He is survived by Frances, his wife of 73 years, daughter Nancy (David) McNamara of Saline, MI; daughter Laura (Jake) Fuller of Gainesville, FL, grandson Daniel (Amy) McNamara; grandson Joel (Katherine) McNamara; grandson Remy Fuller and grandson Rhett (Katie) Fuller. He is also survived by four great grandchildren: Andrew, Audrey, Austin, and Claire McNamara.
A celebration of Dan’s life will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Feb 18, at Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 NW 23rd Ave., Gainesville. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. preceding the service.
The family would like to thank Vitas Healthcare and North Florida Regional Hospital Progressive Care Unit for their outstanding and compassionate care.