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Harold Matthias Mergen, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Mergen, 701 Walnut street, died at 8:30 last evening from cholera infantum and brain trouble, aged 11 months.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) Courier Herald, 31 Aug 1901, p. 7]

Middleton, Kevin H., Flint, Michigan.
Passed away Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Genesys Health Park, Grand Blanc. Age 42 years. Kevin Middleton was born April 28, 1957 in Flint, Mich. He had worked for Saginaw Michigan Bell for over 15 years. He had been employed by McLeod USA as a customer service repair. He was also a Genesys Hospice volunteer. Surviving is his significant other, Steven Root of Flint; twin children, Calie and Craig Middleton of Saginaw and their mother, Neva; parents, Melvin and Donna Middleton of Birch Run; two brothers, Randy (Ruby) Middleton, Three Rivers; Steven (Brenda) Middleton of Clio; many aunts, uncles and cousins. A special dear friend, Betty Root of Midland. His special grandparents, Ralph (Arlene) Muehlfeld predeceased him.
Funeral service will take place 1:00 p.m. Monday at SS. Charles & Helena Catholic Church, Clio. Rev. Gerald Ploof will officiate. Friends may call at the Krauss-Torhan Funeral Home, Birch Run on Sunday from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at the church on Monday from 12:00 noon until time of service. A rosary will be prayed at 8:00 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Calie and Craig Middleton Educational Fund. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the entire staff of Genesys Health Park and Genesys Home Health and Hospice.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 29 Apr 2000, p. C5]

Moll, Mrs. Edna, Saginaw, Michigan.
Died Tuesday, May 31, 1994 at her home after a short illness. Age 69 years. Edna Huber was born November 20, 1924 in Bridgeport Township. She was married to Walter J. Moll May 24, 1941. He predeceased her May 7, 1991. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost, its Ladies Aid and Missionary Guild. Edna was a member of the Saginaw Y.M.C.A. for 20 years where she was an avid swimmer receiving many awards. She also enjoyed walking with her neighborhood friends. Surviving are two daughters and one son, Marlene Hunter, Denton, Texas, a son-in-law, Alan J. Hunter, Birch Run, Delores and Martin Damm, Millington, James W. and Sandra Moll, Frankenmuth, nine grandchildren, David Hunter, Birch Run, Dawn Bostwick, Bridgeport, Michael Damm, Millington, Martin Damm, Jr., Millington, James Damm, Vassar; Tammy Lemmer, Hemlock; Sue Seegmiller, St. Charles; Patricia Seegmiller, Indiana; Russell Seegmiller, Frankenmuth; 11 great-grandchildren, Keith Hunter, Adrian Bostwick, James, Christopher and Katie Damm, Jeffrey and Jerika Lemmer, Chelsea and Chase Seegmiller, Rachael Damm and Mariah Grissom; one brother and two sisters, Louise and Adolph Kueffner, Albert and Meta Huber and Esther and Bill Patrick; many nieces, nephews and friends. She also leaves behind many close and faithful friends that she had met at the Saginaw Y.M.C.A. One brother, Elmer Huber, predeceased her.
Funeral service will take place 12:00 noon Friday, June 3, 1994 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost. Rev. Donald O. Neuendorf will offficiate with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth after 7:00 p.m. Wednesday where the family will be present from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and on Thursday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church or The Lutheran Hour.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 01 Jun 1994, p. D7]

Muehlfeld, Allison Lauren, Midland, Michigan.
Beloved daughter of Mark and Julie (Hutfilz) Muehlfeld was called to her heavenly home Thursday, November 17, 1994. Age 3 months. Allison Lauren Muehlfeld was born August 19, 1994 in Saginaw. She leaves to cherish her memory her parents, Mark and Julie; her brother, Joshua; her grandparents, Julayne and Bernard Hutfilz, Merrill; Bernice and Lloyd Muehlfeld, Augusta, Georgia; her great-grandparents, Wanetta and Henry Hopkins, Breckenridge; Harold Stinson, Westland; Elizabeth Hutfilz, Merrill and Erna and Clarence Muehlfeld, Frankenmuth; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services for Allison will take place 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 20, 1994 at Zion Lutheran Church, Hemlock. Pastor Anthony Sobocinski will officiate with burial in Richland Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the W.L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, Merrill between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Saturday. They mey then call at the church from 1:00 p.m. Sunday until the time of funeral service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the S.I.D.S. Foundation or Zion Lutheran Church, Hemlock.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 18 Nov 1994, p. D7]

Muehlfeld, Mrs. Anna, 7855 King Road, Bridgeport, Michigan.
Passed away Thursday evening at her home after a short illness. Age 90 years. Anna Herzog was born Oct. 21, 1871, in Frankenmuth, and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Herzog. She was married to Valentine Muehlfeld Nov. 9, 1890, in Frankenmuth. He predeceased her Nov. 12, 1927. The deceased was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost. Surviving are one son and one daughter, Miss Clara Muehlfeld and Leonard Muehlfeld, both at home; three grandchildren, Mrs. Arnold Roedel, Adolph Stellwag, and Mrs. Wilmar Bluemlein; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, John Herzog, Birch Run.
Funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost. Rev. Lawson Knight will officiate with burial in Frankentrost Cemetery. Friends may call at the Nuechterlein-Wendt Funeral Home, Frankenmuth, after noon Saturday until 10:30 a.m. Sunday, and from noon Sunday until time of service at the church.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 12 Oct 1962, p. B7]

Muehlfeld, Mrs. Anna B., 1505 Federal Avenue.
Passed away at 10:35 p.m. Friday at St. Mary's Hospital following a lingering illness. Age 87 years. Anna B. Fischer was born Nov. 12, 1877, in Frankenmuth, and had been a lifelong Saginaw County resident. On Aug. 14, 1898, she was married to John L. Muehlfeld in Frankenmuth. He predeceased her on Oct. 4, 1963. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Ninth and Cherry Streets, and of it's Ladies Aid Society, and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church Friendship Club. Surviving are two sons and five daughters, Clarence and Harry Muehlfeld, Miss Helen Muehlfeld, Mrs. Arthur Liesberg, all of Saginaw; Mrs. Hattie Pritchard and Mrs. Franklin J. Wright, Lansing; Mrs. Harry Beyer, living in St. Petersburg, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will take place at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Rev. Victor J. Spiekerman will officiate with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Reitz Funeral Home from 10 a.m. Sunday until 10 a.m. Monday and from noon on Monday until time of service at the church. Those who so desire may give memorials to the Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 09 Jan 1965, p. A8]

Anthony R. Muehlfeld
BLAKESLEE - Anthony R. Muehlfeld, 53, 124 Washington St., Blakeslee, died Thursday, July 2, 1992, in the Community Hospitals of Williams County, Bryan. Mr. Muehlfeld had been the print shop manager at Gorny-Winzeler, Bryan, since 1959. He was also a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee and a member of the Father DeVeaux Council #3883 Knights of Columbus, Blakeslee. He was a Faithful Navigator in the Bishop Ruppe Assembly, Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus and was the Knights of Columbus State Director for membership retention. Mr. Muehlfeld was a Florence Township Trustee and vice president and planning commission member of the Williams County Trustees' Association. He was on the Williams County 911 Committee and the Florence Township Fire Department and had been a former special deputy in the Williams County Sheriff's Association. He had served as marshall of Blakeslee for 28 years. He was also a member of the Bryan Moose Lodge. Born on July 3, 1938, in Edgerton, Mr. Muehlfeld was the son of Hazel (Nye) and Earl F. Muehlfeld. On October 24, 1959, he married Phyllis Goebel and she survives. Also surviving are two sons, Roger and wife Tonya of Edgerton, and Alan (JoAnna) of Edon; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Pam) Winslow Jr., Antwerp; six grandchildren, Ashley McCrea, Joshua, Kelby, Trista and Tacia Muehlfeld and Bobby Winslow; his father and stepmother, Earl and Doris Muehlfeld, Edgerton; a brother, Leo, Blakeslee; a sister, Mrs. Robert (Irene) Lehman, Edgerton, and three stepbrothers, Gene Pahl and Lee Pahl, both of Edgerton, and Darrell Pahl of Atlanta. He was preceded in death by his mother and a brother, Eugene.
Funeral services for Mr. Muehlfeld will be on Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Bryan, with the Rev. Father Nelson Beaver, the Rev. Father David Beck and The Rev. Father Earl Loeffler officiating. Burial is to follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Blakeslee. Friends and relatives may call in the Greenisen & Tilton Funeral Home, Bryan, on Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m. The Knights of columbus will conduct a rosary service in the funeral home on Sunday at 8 p.m. Preferred memorials are to the Edon Medic Defibrillator Fund.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 03 Jul 1992, p.3]

Muehlfeld, Arlene M., Birch Run, Michigan.
Passed away Friday, June 11, 1999, at home. Age 87 years. Arlene M. Close was born February 3, 1912 in Birch Run and had been a lifelong resident. She married Ralph V. Muehlfeld in 1935 in Birch Run. He passed away December 12, 1987. She was a member of St. Charles & Helena Catholic Church, Clio and also its "Charlies Angels". Mrs. Muehlfeld was an avid bird watcher. Surviving are one daughter and one son and their spouses, Jack (Kay) Muehlfeld of Clio; Donna (Melvin) Middleton of Birch Run; three granddaughters; three grandsons; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Dowd of Mt. Morris; a brother, Jim Close of Burt; also several nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her husband Ralph, a brother, Dan Close predeceased her.
Funeral service will take place 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. Charles & Helena Catholic Church, Clio. Father Gerald J. Ploof will officiate with burial in New Calvary Cemetery, Flint. Friends may call at the Krauss-Torhan Funeral Home, Birch Run, on Sunday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., on Monday from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. The rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Monday. Memorials suggested to St. Charles & Helena Catholic Church.
[transcribed from The Flint (MI) Journal, 12 Jun 1999]

Muehlfeld, Armin L., Frankenmuth Township.
Passed away suddenly Wednesday, October 9, 1991, at St. Luke's Hospital. Age 72 years. Armin was born Oct. 15, 1918 in Frankenmuth Township. He married Edna Pfund June 14, 1942 in Auburn, Mich. She survives him. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Frankentrost and the Lutheran Fellowship Association. Armin was engaged in farming all of his lifetime and was employed by Weiss Equipment Company. Survivng besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Marilyn) Galsterer, Naples, Fla.; Mrs. Roland (Delores) Weiss, Frankenmuth, three grandchildren, Heidi Galsterer and Tamara and Anthony Weiss; one great-granddaughter, Melani Lynn Galsterer; one brother, Karl Muehlfeld, Saginaw; many nieces and nephews. One brother, Leo Muehlfeld, predeceased him in 1941.
Funeral service will take place 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Frankentrost. Rev. Donald O. Neuendorf will officiate with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 525 W. Tuscola after 7:00 p.m. Thursday, until 9:00 p.m. Friday and at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. The family will be present at the funeral home from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday and 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Friday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Immanuel Lutheran Church.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 10 Oct 1991, p. F11]

A.J. MUEHLFELD
Arthur John Muehlfeld, 51, who resided south of Edon, died unexpectedly about 4:30 p.m. Thursday at his home after suffering a heart attack. Mr. Muehlfeld was employed as head mechanic at the Ford Garage in Edon. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church at Blakeslee. Surviving are his mother Mrs. Rosa Muehlfeld with whom he resided, and four brothers, Raymond Muehlfeld, at home, Earl Muehlfeld of Blakeslee, Paul Muehlfeld of Montpelier, and Carl Muehlfeld, Bryan.
Services were conducted at 9:30 am Monday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Blakeslee, with Rev. Raymond Seitz officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH) 16 Sep 1957, p.2]

Carl A. Muehlfeld
Carl A. Muehlfeld, 84, 420 N. Meyers St., Bryan, died Monday, Feb. 8, 1993, at Community Hospital of Williams County, Bryan. The son of Rose (Thiel) and Michael Muehlfeld, he was born in Blakeslee on June 7, 1908. He married Margaret M. Gibson, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 3, 1988. A farmer, Mr. Muehlfeld had worked at the Hayes-Albion Corp. Fifty Division in Bryan for 23 years before retiring in 1974. He also had been employed by the Ohio Department of Transportation. Mr. Muehlfeld was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Blakeslee Knights of Columbus Council No. 3883 and the Bryan Eagles No. 2233. Surviving are five sons, Larry M. of Bryan, Loren E. of Edon, Philip F. of Lima, Keith P. of Napoleon and Michael L. of Anna; three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Rosemary) Venezia of Boca Raton, Fla., Mrs. Tom (Carol Ann) Letzelter of Columbus and Mrs. Ron (Carlene) Reese of Bryan; 20 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two brothers, Earl Muehlfeld of Edgerton and Paul Muehlfeld of Blakeslee. Preceding him in death were two brothers, Raymond and Arthur Muehlfeld.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church with the Rev. David Beck officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Blakeslee. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and anytime after 2 p.m. Thursday at the Oberlin-Ford Funeral Home in Bryan, where a rosary service will be conducted by the Blakeslee Knights of Columbus at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Preferred memorials are to St. Joseph Catholic School in Blakeslee.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 09 Feb 1993, p.3]

CATHARINE MUEHLFELD
Funeral services for Mrs. Catharine Muehlfeld, 78, were held this morning in St. Joseph's Catholic Church Blakeslee. Mrs Muehlfeld, a lifelong resident of the area died Thursday night in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Pauline Trausch near Blakeslee. She was a member of St. Joseph's Church and its Altar Society. Surviving besides the daughter, Mrs. Trausch, are two other daughters, Mrs. Martha Hurd, of rural Edon and Mrs. Agnes Hauter of Hicksville; two sons, Herbert and Francis Muehlfeld, Edon; four brothers, Fred and John Thiel of Edon, Rupert Thiel of Blakeslee and Bernard Thiel of Mishawka; three sisters, Mrs. Rose Muehlfeld of Edon Route 1; Mrs. Florence Mahler and Mrs. Amelia Mahler both of Mishawka, Ind., 22 grandchildren. The rosary was recited at 8 p.m. Sunday evening in the Kundard Cretors and Kissell Funeral Home Edon. Rev. Albert Ottenweller, pastor of St. Joseph's Church officiated at the services which were in charge of the Funeral Home. Burial was in the [church] cemetery.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH), Monday, 13 Mar 1961, p.6]

BRIDGEPORT TOWNSHIP PIONEER, 75, PASSES Christian Muehlfeld,
75, Bridgeport township pioneer, died Friday morning at his home after an illness of six months.
Mr. Muehlfeld was born in Ohio April 27, 1861, and married Miss Magdalena Nickodemus at Frankentrost in 1889. The couple have lived in the township ever since. Mr. Muehlfeld was a member of St. John's Lutheran church of Saginaw. He leaves, besides his wife, one sister, Mrs. Mary Shaitberger, and one brother, John M. Muehlfeld, both of Saginaw; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Huber of Bridgeport and Mrs. Arthur Reinbold of Blumfield township; one son, Louis Muehlfeld, at home; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the home. Rev. Hans F. Knauer will officiate and burial will be in Frankentrost cemetery.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (Michigan) News, 28 Aug 1936, p. 17]

MUEHLFELD - Clara J. Muehlfeld, 205 E. Tobias, age 75, died Friday, April 1, 1960, at Rest Haven Convalescent Home. Funeral services will be held at 9 A.M. Monday, April 4, 1960 from St. Matthew Catholic Church, 706 Beach St. at Third, Rev. Fr. L. M. Powers officiating. Burial in Grace Lawn Cemetery. Mrs. Muehlfeld will remain at the Reigle Funeral Home, 2417 S. Saginaw St. Rosary will be recited at 8 P.M. Sunday.
She was born in Germany, December 2, 1884, and resided in Flint for the last 35 years. She was a member of the St. Matthew Catholic Church. Surviving are: Husband, George, of Birch Run, Michigan; two sons, Leo Look of Flint, Martin of Flint; three daughters, Mrs. Theodore Sturk of Flint, Mrs. Arthur Fowler of Flint, Mrs. Michael DuPilka of Fenton; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
[transcribed from The Flint (MI) Journal, Saturday, 02 Apr 1960, p. 18]

Clarence G. Muehlfeld, Bridgeport, Michigan.
Died Friday, April 5, 1996, at his home. Age 76 years. Clarence was born April 11, 1909 in Bridgeport. He married Erna Schluckebier May 11, 1930. She predeceased him June 3, 1995. Clarence had engaged in farming all of his lifetime and specialized in Michigan Bean Research. He was a member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. Surviving are one son and four daughters, Lloyd Muehlfeld (Bernice), Martinez, Ga.; Phyllis Frank (Eugene), Frankenmuth; Kathleen Frank, Prudenville; Betty Jerome (Jerry), Frankenmuth; Bonnie Duclos (David), Saginaw; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one granddaughter, Patricia Cushing, one great-granddaughter, Allison Muehlfeld and five sisters and two brothers.
Funeral service will take place 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 11:00 a.m. at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. Rev. Mark D. Brandt will officiate with burial in St. Lorenz Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Sunday where the family will be present from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Lorenz Lutheran Church.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 05 Apr 1996, p.D7]

Earl F. Muehlfeld (1912-1999)
Edgerton - Earl F. Muehlfeld, 86, of Edgerton, died late Friday night, May 28, 1999, in Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where he had been a resident. He was a lifelong area resident, a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus #3883 in Blakeslee. He was a former brick mason, and co-owner of Muehlfeld Furniture in Blakeslee. Born Aug. 7, 1912, near Blakeslee, he was the son of Rosa (Thiel) and Michael Muehlfeld. He married Hazel Nye and she preceded him in death in 1969. He then married Doris Pahl on Jan. 16, 1971, in Edgerton, and she survives. In addition to his wife, Mr. Muehlfeld is survived by one son, Leo (and wife, Linda) of Blakeslee; one daughter, Mrs. Robert (Irene) Lehman of Edgerton; three stepsons, Gene (Deb) Pahl and Lee (Karen) Pahl, both of Edgerton and Darrell (Kathy) Pahl of Duluth, Ga.; 20 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; one brother, Paul of Blakeslee; two daughter-in-laws, Phyllis Muehlfeld of Blakeslee and Connie Welly of Edgerton. He was preceded in death by two sons, Anthony and Gene; and three brothers, Ray, Arthur and Carl.
Friends may call at the Krill Funeral Home in Edgerton after 2 p.m. on Monday. Recitation of the rosary will be at 8:30 p.m. Monday evening. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Edgerton, with Fathers Thomas Oedy and Fredrick Duschl officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Blakeslee. Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic School in Blakeslee, St. Mary's Catholic School in Edgerton; or Park View Nursing Center activities fund.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 29 May 1999, p.2]

FRANKENMUTH - Edwin J. Muelfeldt,
30, died Tuesday at Saginaw General hospital. He was born November 2, 1902 in Bridgeport andd attended the Frankenmuth parochial schools. He was married June 3, 1928 to Miss Emma Schluckebier. Surviving are his widow, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Muelfeldt, Saginaw, two brothers and five sisters, Harry Muelfeldt, Saginaw, Clarence Muelfeldt and Mrs. Louis Stengler, Bridgeport, Mrs. Herman Naegele, Frankenmuth, Mrs. Harry Beyer, Saginaw, and Misses Helen and Erna Muelfeldt, at home.
The funeral will take place at 1:25 p.m. Thursday at the home of Mrs. Muelfeldt's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schluckebier in Frankenmuth and at 2:30 p.m. at St. Michael's Lutheran church, Richville. Rev. August F. Bernthal, Saginaw, and Rev. William Bekemeier will officiate and burial will be in Richville Lutheran cemetery.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) Daily News, 26 Sep 1933, p.10]

Muehlfeld, Erna Angelina, Bridgeport, Michigan.
Wife of Clarence G. Muehlfeld died Saturday, June 3, 1995 at her home following a short illness. Age 86 years. Erna Schluckebier was born July 19, 1908 in Frankenmuth. She was married to Clarence G. Muehlfeld on May 11, 1930. He survives her. She was a member of St. Lorenz Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid Society. She is survived by one son and four daughters, Lloyd Muehlfeld (Bernice), Martinez, Ga.; Phyllis Frank (Eugene), Frankenmuth; Kathleen Frank, Prudenville; Betty Jerome (Jerry), Frankenmuth; Bonnie Duclos (David), Saginaw; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, one brother Arthur Schluckebier, Frankenmuth, many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in death by one granddaughter Patricia Cushing, one great-granddaughter Allison Muehlfeld, six sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services will take place 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth and at 11:00 a.m. at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. The Revs. C. William Hoesman and Dale C. Ahlschwede will officiate with burial in St. Lorenz Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Lorenz Church, The Lutheran Hour or St. Lorenz Church Media Ministry.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 05 Jun 1995, p. D7]

Eugene Muehlfeld
BLAKESLEE - Eugene Muehlfeld, 32, Blakeslee, died Tuesday morning at Parkview Hospital at Ft. Wayne, Ind., after a long illness. He was a salesman for the Siebenaler Equipment Company at Bryan. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church at Blakeslee, of the Knights of Columbus, and was serving on the Blakeslee village council. He was a member of the Blakeslee fire department. Surviving are his wife, Connie; a son Mark, and a daughter Debbie, both at home, his father and step-mother, Earl and Doris Muehlfeld, Edgerton; two brothers, Leo and Anthony Muehlfeld, both of Blakeslee; a sister, Mrs. Irene Lehman, Edgerton; and three step-brothers, Lee and Gene Pahl, both of Edgerton, and Darrel Pahl, Mobile, Ala.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee with Fr. John McClure and Fr. Raymond Sheperd officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Recitation of the Rosary by the K of C will be at 8 p.m. Thursday and the regular Rosary will be also at 7 p.m. Friday. Friends may call at the Kundard Funeral Home at Edon after 7 p.m. Thursday. The family requests as memorials gifts to the Williams County Cancer Unit.
[transcribed from original obituary, Eugene died 05 Feb 1974]

Francis I. Muehlfeld (1917-1998)
BLAKESLEE - Francis I. "Frank" Muehlfeld, 80, of Blakeslee, died on April 7, 1998, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals of Williams County in Bryan. Born on July 31, 1917, near Blakeslee, he was the son of Catherine (Thiel) and John Muehlfeld. He married Emma Rose "Emmie" Stark on May 3, 1947, in Edgerton, and she survives. Mr. Muehlfeld was a farmer and had retired from Edon Hardware in 1984, after 23 years of employment. He had also been employed at the Edon Northwest Schools for several years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Blakeslee and a charter member of the Knights of Columbus #3883 in Blakeslee. Surviving in addition to his wife Emma Rose "Emmie" are four daughters, Sue Blair of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Mrs. James (Marie C.) Wolff of Edon; Mrs. Tim (Karen J.) Zank of Angola, Ind; and Mrs. Todd (Patricia R.) Burkholder of Stryker; two sons, Don (Judy) of Blakeslee; and Bill (Jean) of Bryan; 14 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Herbert of Edon; and three sisters, Pauline Trausch of Edon, Martha Hurd of Blakeslee and Agnes Hauter of Hicksville. He was preceded in death by three infant sisters and a granddaughter.
Visitation will be at Krill Funeral Home in Edgerton after 3 p.m. on Friday with the recitation of the rosary by the Knights of Columbus at 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Blakeslee with Fr. Frederick Duschl officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery near Blakeslee. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph School or to a charity of the donor's choice.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 08 Apr 1998, p.2]

Muehfeld, George W., 5007 Willard Road, Birch Run, Michigan.
Age 80. Died Saturday at his home. He was born in Bridgeport Township on Jan. 7, 1880, and was a member of St. Charles Helena Catholic Church, Clio. He leaves two sons and three daughters, Ralph and Harry of Birch Run, Mrs. Willard Seder of Flint, Mrs. Jack Burdick of Davison, and Mrs. William Verdell of Lincoln Park; 19 grandchildren, ten great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. George Polzin of Birch Run, Mrs. William Reinhdart and Mrs. Emma Wright of Saginaw, and Mrs. Albert Polzin of Grand Blanc.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at The St. Charles Helena Church. Rev. Fr. Thomas Horton will officiate, and burial will be in New Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the Kelin Funeral Home, Birch Run, and will meet at 8 o'clock tonight to recite the rosary.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, Monday, 02 Jan 1961, p. D3]

Muehlfeld, Harry J., Saginaw Township.
Beloved husband and father passed away Monday morning, Jan. 21, 1985, at Hoyt Nursing Home after a lingering illness. Age 80 years. He was born Sept. 2, 1904 near Bridgeport. He married Irene Rohloff April 14, 1928 in Saginaw. She survives him. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church. He was a diemaker at U.S. Graphite for 44 years, retiring in 1969. Mr. Muehlfeld was an expert home repairman serving family and friends from his youth until the onset of his illness in 1979. Surviving besides his wife and two daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and Kenneth R. Smith and Patricia and Ray D. Ferrell, both of Saginaw; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one sister, Selma Beyer, Hobie Sound, Fla.; one brother, Clarence Muehlfeld, Bridgeport; several nieces and nephews. Four sisters and one brother predeceased him.
Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday at St. James Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Washington. Rev. David R. Wietelmann will officiate with burial in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter off State after 7:00 p.m. Tuesday where the family will be present from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday and on Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Mr. Muehlfelt will lie in state at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Those who so desire may make memorials to St. James Lutheran Church.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 21 Jan 1985, p.E7]

Muehlfeld, Miss Helen B., Saginaw Community Village.
Passed away Saturday morning Sept. 4, 1982, at Saginaw Community Hospital, after a lengthy illness. Age 81 years. She was born Sept. 12, 1900, in Frankenmuth. Miss Muehlfeld was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Surviving are two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Hattie Pritchard, Lansing; Mrs. Harry (Selma) Beyer, Hobe Sound, Fla.; Clarence Muehlfeld, Frankenmuth; Harry Muehlfeld, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. One brother and two sisters predeceased her.
Funeral service will take place 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 7, 1982, at the Cederberg Funeral Home. Vicar Tim Kraemer will officiate with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Monday.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 05 Sep 1982, p. F11]

Herbert J. Muehlfeld (1909-2002)
EDON - Herbert J. Muehlfeld, 92, of rural Edon, died Friday morning, Aug. 30, 2002, in the home of his daughter, near Bryan. Born Dec. 3, 1909, near Edon, to Catherine (Thiel) and John Muehlfeld, he married Mary C. Wilhelm on Jan. 12, 1946 in Bryan and she preceded him in death on Sept. 10, 1990. A lifelong farmer in the Edon and Blakeslee area and a World War II Army veteran, he was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee, the Farm Bureau, and a life member of Edon American Legion Post No. 662. Surviving are four sons, John W. (and wife, Terry) Muehlfeld of Bryan, Bernard (Sharon) Muehlfeld of Palantine, Ill., Edmund (Diane) Muehlfeld of Columbia City, Ind. and Alan (Corrine) Muehlfeld of Mt. Prospect, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Roger (Madonna) Geiselman of Bryan and Mrs. Regina Sparks of Edon; 22 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Pauline Trausch and Martha Hurd, both of Edon, and Agnes Hauter of Hicksville. Preceding him in death were a brother, Francis Muehlfeld, and two infant sisters.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon. A recitation of the rosary will be held Sunday at 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee with Fr. Frederick Duschl to officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery with graveside military rites conducted by the Edon American Legion Post No. 662. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph's Catholic Church or School or to Community Hospitals of Williams County Hospice.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 31 Aug 2002]

Muehlfeld, Irene A., Saginaw, Michigan.
Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother passed away Friday, July 11, 2003 at Martin Luther Home. Age 96 years. Irene A. Rohloff was born May 9, 1907 to the late Mary (Rank) and August Rohloff on Hess Road in Buena Vista Township. She was married to Harry J. Muehlfeld on April 14, 1928 in Saginaw. They had been married 57 years when he preceded her in death in 1985. Irene was a devoted wife and mother, and gave herself unselfishly in helping members of her family, her church, her friends and neighbors. She was a charter member of St. James Lutheran Church on South Washington. In later years, Irene became a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church at Hemmeter and Weiss. Surviving are two daughters, Marlene (Ken) Smith of Elk Rapids, Mich. and Patricia (Ray) Ferrell of Saginaw; four grandchildren, Gregory (Judy) Smith of Ellsworth, Mich., Debra (Derek) Black of Almont, Mich., Mark (Rhonda) Ferrell of Saginaw and Valerie Wright of Saginaw; three great-grandchildren, Melissa and Rochelle Ferrell of Saginaw, Shannon (Nick) Hunter of Saginaw; two great-great-grandchildren, Cheyenne and Megan Hunter of Saginaw; three sisters, Ella Simon, Marion Davidson and Florence Moll; two brothers-in-law, Earl Losee and Ernest Moll; one sister-in-law, Helen Rohloff. Irene was preceded in death by one brother, Clarence Rohloff; two sisters, Emma Losee and Helen Fischer.
Funeral service will take place 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 14, 2003 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church. Rev. Julie Bailey will officiate with interment in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Rd. (off State) on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Irene will lie in state at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Our Saviour Lutheran Church.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 13 Jul 2003]

JOHN MUEHLFELD, 72, Dies at Farm Home.
Edgerton - John Muehlfeld 72, died Sunday at his farm two miles East of Edgerton after an illness of six months. Surviving are the wife, Katherine; two sons, Herbert and Francis, both of Edon and three daughters; Mrs. Pauline Trausch of Blakeslee, Mrs. Martha Hurd of Edon and Miss Agnes Muehlfeld at home. Funeral services were conducted yesterday at 9:30 a.m. from St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee, with the Rev. Fr. C. A. Nugent officiating. Interment was in St. Joseph Cemetery.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH), Thursday, 16 Oct 1947]

Muehlfeld, John L., 1505 Federal Avenue.
Passed away at 5:18 p.m. Friday at Hunt's Haven Home, following a six months' illness. Age 87 years. He was born March 12, 1876 in Frankenmuth. In 1930 he came to Saginaw from Bridgeport Township and had resided in Saginaw County over 65 years. He married Anna B. Fischer in Frankenmuth Aug. 14, 1898. She survives him. The deceased was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, corner Ninth and Cherry Streets. Prior to his retirement in 1955, he was employed at the United States Graphite Company for 15 years. Surviving, besides his wife, are five daughters and two sons, Miss Helen Muehlfeld, Mrs. Arthur Liesberg and Harry Muehlfeld, all of Saginaw; Clarence Muehlfeld, Bridgeport; Mrs. Hattie Pritchard and Mrs. Franklin J. Wright, both of Lansing; Mrs. Harry Beyer, St. Petersburg, Fla; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Rev. Victor J. Spiekerman will officiate, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Reitz Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Saturday until 10 a.m. Monday, and at the church, from Monday noon until time of service. Those, who so desire, may give memorials to the Trinity Lutheran Church Building Fund.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, Saturday, 05 Oct 1963, p.A9]

Joseph P. "Hoagie" Muehlfeld
Joseph P. "Hoagie" Muehlfeld, County Road H, Blakeslee, was pronounced dead on arrival Saturday, May 2, 1992, at the Community Hospitals of Williams County - Bryan, following an early morning traffic accident. Mr. Muehlfeld was born on Jan. 28, 1970 in the Hicksville Hospital to Virginia and Paul Muehlfeld of Blakeslee. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree, where he was a Deputy Grand Knight. A 1988 Edon High School graduate, Mr. Muehlfeld was employed by Thiel Construction, Blakeslee, and had attended Baldwin-Wallace University at Berea, where he played football. In addition to his parents, he is survived by four brothers, Van and Tim of Blakeslee, Jeff of Miami, Fla., and Skip, at home; a sister, Cindy Radke of Tempe, Ariz.; seven nieces and nephews; and a grandmother, Dorothy Ruhlman of Ferndale, Mich.
Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Kundard Funeral Home of Edon, with the Rev. Nelson Bever officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 7-9 p.m. and Monday all day, with the family being present from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Scripture services will be held in the funeral home Monday at 8 p.m.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 02 May 1992, p.1]

Muehlfeld, Karl A., King Road, Frankenmuth Twp.
Killed in an auto accident at Defiance, Ohio, Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. He was born in Saginaw, July 2, 1888, and was married in 1915 to Magdalena Reinhardt. She died June 4, 1935. He leaves two sons, Armin and Karl Jr.; five sisters and one brother, George Muehlfeld, of Flint; Mrs. Louis Memmer, of Albee; Mrs. Arthur Wright and Mrs. George Polzin, of Birch Run; Mrs. Albert Polzin, of Grand Blanc; Mrs. William Reinhardt, of Saginaw. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and Knights of St. John Commandery No. 169.
The funeral will take place Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Deisler Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, and at 10 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Church. Rev. Fr. Charles W. Burkhardt will officiate, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may see him at the funeral home after 10 a.m. Friday.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 12 Jan 1949, p.31]

LEO MUEHLFELD
Leo Anthony, son of Karl A. Muehlfeld, who was killed Sunday in a hunting accident, was born at Bridgeport June 29, 1927. He leaves his father; two brothers, Armin and Karl, jr., his grandmother, Mrs. Adam Muehlfeld of Birch Run. The funeral will take place at 9:15 a.m. at the Deisler chapel and at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart church. Rev. Fr. John A. Yeager will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet. Prayers will be said at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 06 Oct 1941, p.13]
Own Gun's Bullet Kills Boy Hunter - Blumfield Lad Stumbles, Gun Discharges.
A squirrel hunting accident cost the life Sunday of 14-year-old Leo Muehlfeld, son of Karl Muehlfeld of King road, Blumfield township. Leo was instantly killed when a bullet from a .22-caliber rifle pierced his brain. Sheriff Muehlenbeck said Leo was hunting squirrels in a woods on his father's farm in company of his brother, Karl, jr., 15, and Reuben Bender, 17, also of Blumfield twonship. Muehlenbeck said the two older boys told him Leo stumbled while circling a tree in search of a squirrel, and his rifle was discharged accidentally. Coroner Richard F. Gugel was called.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 06 Oct 1941, p.1]

Leo J. Muehlfeld (1939-2005)
BLAKESLEE - Leo J. Muehlfeld, 66 years, of Blakeslee, died at 3:15 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, in his residence after an illness of four years. Born Aug. 3, 1939, in St. Joseph Township, Williams County, he was the son of Hazel (Nye) and Earl F. Muehlfeld. He married Linda L. Hug on Nov. 19, 1960, in Blakeslee, and she survives. A U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a 1957 graduate of Edgerton High School and the owner of Muehlfeld Furniture and Upholstery in Blakeslee for 40 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Blakeslee, the Knights of Columbus Council 3883 in Blakeslee, the Bryan Eagles Aerie 2233, Bryan, and the Montpelier Moose Lodge 312. He was a Blakeslee village councilman for 31 years and also was a former volunteer fireman with the Blakeslee Fire Department. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are four sons, Todd (and wife, Dawn) Muehlfeld of Edon, Patrick "Buck" (Lisa) Muehlfeld of Edon, Jody (Ronda) Muehlfeld of Blakeslee, and Monty "Pete" Muehlfeld; two daughters, Mrs. Mike (Jacine) Goebel and Mrs. Adam (Amy) Brandt, both of Edon; 15 grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Robert (Irene) Lehman of Edgerton; his stepmother, Doris Muehlfeld of Edgerton; and three stepbrothers, Gene (Debbie) Pahl of Edgerton, Darrell (Cathy) Pahl of Atlanta, Ga., and Lee (Karen) Pahl of Edgerton. He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Derek Livensparger; and two brothers, Anthony and Eugene Muehlfeld.
Visitation will be held at the Krill Funeral Home in Edon from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, with recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Sunday evening. Funeral services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Blakeslee, with Father Stephen Schroeder, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemeery, Blakeslee. Memorials may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers - Hospice Care.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times]

Muehlfeld, Leonhard, 8755 King Road, Bridgeport, Michigan.
Passed away early Tuesday morning at Traverse City after a short illness. Age 71 years. He was born Nov. 8, 1892 in Frankenmuth Township. He was a member Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost. Surviving are one sister, Miss Clara Muehlfeld, Frankenmuth; two nieces and one nephew, Mrs. Wilmer Bluemlein, Frankentrost; Mrs. Arnold Roedel and Adolph Stellwag, both of Frankenmuth. His mother, Mrs. Anna M. Muehlfeld, predeceased him Oct. 11, 1962.
Funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost. Rev. Lawson F. Knight will officiate with burial in the Frankentrost Cemetery. Friends may call at the Nuechterlein-Wendt Funeral Home, Frankenmuth after 12 noon Wednesday until 10:30 a.m. Thursday, and at the church from Thursday noon until time of service.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, Tuesday, 11 Feb 1964, p.B6]

Muehlfeld, Louis M., Bridgeport, Michigan.
Passed away Sunday, May 11, 1986, at the Frankenmuth Convalescent Center. Age 93 years. He was born Oct. 18, 1892 in Bridgeport where he engaged in farming all of his life. Surviving are five nephews and four nieces, Albert Huber, Louise Kueffner, Edna Moll, Esther Patrick, Arnold Reinbold, Viola Ruff, Arthur Reinbold, Harold Reinbold and Otto Reinbold, all of Saginaw. He was predeceased by two sisters, Katherine Huber and Ella Reinbold and a nephew Elmer Huber.
Funeral service will take place 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Case Funeral Chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway. Rev. Jack Richard will officiate with burial in St. John's Cemetery, Frankentrost. Friends may call at the funeral chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Monday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Frankenmuth Convalescent Center.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 12 May, 1986, p. D7]

MUEHLFELD - Mrs. Magdalene Clair Muehlfeld,
44, lifelong resident of Blumfield township, died Tuesday evening at her home, King road, Blumfield township. She was born March 18, 1891, and was married in Blumfield June 12, 1916, to Karl A. Muehlfeld. She was a member of Sacred Heart church and its Altar society, members of which will meet at Deisler funeral chapel at 7:30 p.m. Thursday to recite the Rosary. Mrs. Muehlfeld leaves her husband, three children, Armin, Karl jr., and Leo Muehlfeld, all at home; three brothers and two sisters, Arthur and William Reinhardt and Mrs. Leonard Janson of Blumfield, Mrs. Harry Weidemann of Saginaw and Frederick Reinhardt of Akron, O.
Funeral services will take place Friday at 8:30 a.m at the Deisler chapel and at 9 a.m. at Sacred Heart church. Rev. Fr. John A. Yeager will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Olivet.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) Daily News, Wednesday 05 Jun 1935, p.10]

MARIE ANN MUEHLFELD
Grave side services were conducted Sunday in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Blakeslee, for Marie Ann Muehlfeld, infant daughter of Mr and Mrs Eugene Muehlfeld of Blakeslee. The baby was stillborn in Cameron Hospital Bryan, Saturday afternoon. Surviving besides the parents are a brother, Mark and sister, Deborah; grandparents, Mr and Mrs. Earl Muehlfeld of Blakeslee and Mr. and Mrs. Marnan Welly of Edgerton. Rev. Fr. Loeffler officiated at the service.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH) 18 Sep 1967, p.2]

MUEHLFELD -
Marion Clara Muehlfeld
, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Muehlfeld, died Monday afternoon at her home in Reese. She was born in Saginaw May 16, 1929, and is survived by her parents and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John N. Schluckebier of Frankenmuth and Mrs. and Mrs. John Muehlfeld of Saginaw. The funeral will take place at the Schluckebier home in Frankenmuth Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at St. Michael's Lutheran church in Richville. Rev. August F. Bernthal of Saginaw will officiate and burial will be in the Richville Lutheran cemetery.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) Daily News, 16 Feb 1932, p. 16]

MUEHLFELD INFANT
Graveside rites were held Saturday in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery for Mary Lee Muehlfeld, infant daughter of Eugene and Constance (Welly) Muehlfeld of Blakeslee. The infant was stillborn Friday morning in the Hicksville Community Memorial Hospital. The survivors in additon to the parents, are a brother Mark and a sister, Deborah; and the grandparents; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Muehlfeld, Blakeslee, and Mr. and Mrs. Marnan Welly of Edgerton. The Cretors and Kundard Funeral Home was in charge of the final rites and Rev. Dale Wernert officiated.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH) 23 Nov 1964, p.2]

MICHAEL MUEHLFELD
Michael Muehlfeld, 83, of South of Edon died Saturday in Williams County General Hospital where he was admitted a short time before, following a heart attack. Surviving are his widow; Rosa, five sons, Raymond and Arthur, at home, Carl and Paul, Montpelier, and Earl, Blakeslee; two sisters, Mrs Barbara Huard, Edon and Mrs Elizabeth Smith, Edgerton and 13 grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee with Rev. C.U. Nugent officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body was taken to the Kundard, Cretors, and Kissell Funeral Home in Edon, and then returned to the residence where the Recitation of the Rosary will be held Monday evening at 9 o'clock.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH) 20 Sep 1954, p.2]

MUEHLFELD, OTTO CHRISTIAN MARTIN,
1855 King Road, Frankenmuth Township.
Passed away early Tuesday morning at St. Mary's Hospital after a lingering illness. Aged 52 years. He was born August 8, 1899 in Frankenmuth Township. He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Anna Muehlfeld; one brother, Leonard Muehlfeld; one sister, Clara Muehlfeld, all at home; two nieces and one nephew. Funeral will take place 2 p.m. Friday from the Nuechterlein-Wendt Funeral Home and 2:30 at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. Rev. H.C. Miller will officiate with burial in Frankentrost Cemetery. Friends may see him at the chapel from Thursday noon until time of service.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (Michigan) News, 12 Feb 1952, p.19]

Paul R. Muehlfeld (1915-2003)
BLAKESLEE - Paul R. Muehlfeld, 87, of Blakeslee, died early Friday, May 30, 2002, in Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, where he was a resident. The son of Rose (Thiel) and Michael Muehlfeld, he was born July 8, 1915, in Blakeslee. On Feb. 7, 1948, in Edgerton, he married Virginia R. Ruhlman, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 1, 2001. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired self-employed farmer and brick mason. His memberships included St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee, the Knights of Columbus in Blakeslee, Edon American Legion Post 662, and the Disabled American Veterans. Surviving are four sons, Van (and wife, Cathy) Muehlfeld of Blakeslee, Tim Muehlfeld of Flagstaff, Ariz., Jeff Muehlfeld of Miami, Fla. and Skip (Rachel) Muehlfeld of Edgerton; a daughter, Mrs. Terry (Cindy) Eckhardt of Phoenix, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, Trent, Brian, O.J., Kelsey, Megan and Creed Muehlfeld, and Heidi Bauer and Kylie Derringer; and six great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death, in addition to his wife, were a son, Joseph in 1992; a great-grandson, Seth Muehlfeld; and four brothers, Ray, Art, Carl and Earl Muehlfeld.
Visitation will be Sunday from 4-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home in Edgerton, with a scripture service Sunday at 8:30 p.m. Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee, with Father Gary Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, with graveside military rites conducted by the Edon American Legion Post No. 662. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph School in Blakeslee.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 31 May 2003, p.2]

Phyllis Jean Muehlfeld (1938-2003)
BLAKESLEE - Phyllis Jean Muehlfeld, 65, of Blakeslee, died late Friday evening, Nov. 21, 2003, at Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. Born Oct. 12, 1938, at Bryan, to Bertha (Wetmore) and Omar Nicholas Goebel, she married Anthony R. Muehlfeld on Oct. 24, 1959, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1992. Retired from Chief Supermarket, she worked part time at the Blakeslee post office as postmaster and was on the Williams County Board of Elections for 38 years. A member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blakeslee, she was a member of the Altar Society of St. Joseph's. Surviving are two sons, Roger (and wife, Tonya) Muehlfeld of Edgerton and Alan (JoAnna) Muehlfeld of Edon; a daughter, Mrs. Bob (Pam) Winslow Jr. of Antwerp; seven grandchildren, Ashley McCrea, Joshua, Kelby, Trista and Tacia Muehlfeld and Bobby and Toni Winslow; one great-granddaughter, Shaelin McCrea; and a brother, Larry (Helen) Goebel of Edgerton. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held today from 2-8 p.m. with a rosary service to be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Rice-Burr Funeral Home-Bryan. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Blakeslee, with the Rev. Fred Duschl to officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery-Blakeslee. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times]

Muehlfeld, Ralph V., Birch Run, Michigan.
Passed away Saturday morning, December 12, 1987, at St. Luke's Hospital. Age 80 years. He was born February 21, 1907, in Saginaw County, and had lived in the Birch Run area all of his life. He married Arlene M. Close in Birch Run in 1935. She survives him. He was a member of SS. Charles and Helena Catholic Church, Clio. He was also a member of Charlie's Angels, Senior Citizens and a member of the U.A.W. Local #599 Retirees. He had been employed by Buick Motor Division retiring in 1968 after 35 years of service. Surviving besides his wife Arlene are one son, one daughter and their spouses, Jack and Kay Muehlfeld, Clio; Donna and Melvin Middleton, Birch Run; three granddaughters, Becky, Brenda and Hollie Muehlfeld, Clio; three grandsons, Kevin Middleton, Saginaw; Randy Middleton, Cass City; Steve Middleton, Birch Run; two great-grandchildren, Justin and Amanda; one brother, Harry Muehlfeld, Birch Run; three sisters, Marian Seder, Florida; Mrs. Jack (Shirley) Burdick, Davison; Mrs. Bill (Alice) Verdell, Colorado; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will take place 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, December 15, 1987, at the Krauss Funeral Home, Birch Run and 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at SS. Charles and Helena Catholic Church, Clio. Rev. Martin Miller will officiate with burial in New Calvary Cemetery, Flint. Friends may call at the funeral home from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. Sunday and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. where they will meet with relatives at 7:30 p.m. Monday to pray the rosary.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 13 Dec 1987, p. G11]

Raymond Muehlfeld
Life long Blakeslee resident Raymond P. Muehlfeld died Wednesday in Community Hospital, Hicksville. He was 74. Mr. Muehlfeld was a member of the St. Joseph's Catholic church and the K of C Lodge. He worked as a custodian for the church as well as the Catholic school. He was born to Michael and Rosa (Thiel) Muehlfeld on March 25, 1904. Surviving are three brothers, Earl, Edgerton; Paul, Blakeslee and Carl, Bryan. Services were held at the church Saturday. Burial was in the church cemetery.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH), 15 Jan 1979 p.2]

ROSA MUEHLFELD
Mrs. Rosa Muehlfeld, 80, died Thursday night in Hicksville Community Hospital. Survivors are four sons, 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, four brothers, two sisters. The body is at Kundard-Cretors Kissell Funeral Home. Rites were this morning at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church near Blakeslee, with burial in the church cemetery.
[transcribed from the Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH) 03 Jul 1961, p.1]

Muehlfeld - Rose Marie,
wife of George William Muehlfeld, died Sunday afternoon at the family residence in Vienna township, Genesee county, of tuberculosis, after a year's illness. She was a former resident of Bridgeport, where she lived until six years ago. She was born in Bridgeport August 29, 1883, and was united in marriage to Mr. Muehlfeld May 3, 1906. Her husband survives, with two children, Ralph and Marion; her father, Michael Clark, of Birch Run, one sister, Mrs. Roderick LaJoi of this city. The funeral will take place from the church of the Sacred Heart in this city Wednesday morning. Rev. Father Joseph Reis will officiate, with burial in Calvary.
... The funeral of Mrs. George Muehlfeld took place yesterday morning at 8 o'clock from the residence in Vienna township and 10 o'clock from the Church of the Sacred Heart in the city. Rev. Fr. Looby of Mount Morris, officiated, assisted by Rev. Fr. Joseph Reis. Burial was in Calvary. The pallbearers were Roderick LaJoie, George, Martin and Frank Polzin, Philip Belil and John Close.
[transcribed from original obituaries, Rose Marie died 09 Apr 1916 Vienna Twp. Genesee Co., MI]

Infant Muehlfeld
Montpelier - Seth Alan Muehlfeld, 3-month-old son of Kimberly Sue (Harbor) and Trent A. Muehlfeld of 07403 County Road K, Montpelier, died at his residence Wednesday morning, Dec. 21, 1994. He was an apparent victim of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. He was born at Bryan on Sept. 20, 1994. Surviving in addition to his parents are grandparents, Mrs. Newlin (Linda) Clark of Stryker, Thomas Harbor of Napoleon, Timothy J. Muehlfeld of Blakeslee and Vickie S. Muehlfeld of Edon; great-grandparents, Erma and William Bauer of Montpelier, Virginia and Paul Muehlfeld of Blakeslee and Ruby Harbor of Napoleon; a stepgreat-grandmother, Evelyn Wade of Grand Rapids; and great-great-grandmothers, Vera Oxender of Kunkle and Dorothy Ruhlman of Ferndale, Mich.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Wilson Geesey Funeral Home, Montpelier, with the Rev. Father Fred Duschl and the Rev. Winston Hatcliff officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Blakeslee. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the funeral home, where a scripture service will be at 8 p.m. Friday. Preferred memorials are to the Northwest Ohio SIDS Foundation.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 22 Dec 1994, p.3]

Steven Muehlfeld
EDON - Steven (Booter) J. Muehlfeld, 36, Edon, died Tuesday at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born Oct. 23, 1964, in Montpelier, the son of Loren and Yvonne (Price) Muehlfeld. He was a 1983 graduate of Edon High School and attended Ohio State University. He was a machinist at Auburn Gear, Auburn, Ind. Surviving are his parents, Edon; a brother, Jeff, Edon; and a sister, Stacey, Columbus. Preceding him in death were grandparents, Carl and Margaret Muehlfeld and Lowell and Beulah Price.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Blakeslee, with Rev. Fred Duschl officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Friday in Oberlin-Ford Funeral Home, Bryan. Preferred memorials are to St. Joseph's Catholic School.
[transcribed from The Crescent News, Defiance, OH, 22 Nov 2000]

MUEHLFELD - Valentine Muehlfeld,
72, died Wednesday, at the home of his son, Otto, in Frankentrost. He was born in Springfield, O., July 27, 1858, and was married November 9, 1890, to Miss Anna Margaret Herzog of Frankenmuth. He leaves his widow and three children, Leonhard, Clara, and Otto, two grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Mary Schaberg of Saginaw, and two brothers, Christ of Bridgeport and John of Saginaw. He was a member fo the Frankentrost Lutheran church. The funeral will take place at the home at 1:30 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran church, Frankentrost. Rev. Frederick Schoenow will officiate and burial will be in Frankentrost cemetery.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (Michigan) Daily News, 13 Nov 1930, p.24]

Virginia R. Muehlfeld (1926-2001)
BLAKESLEE - Virginia R. Muehlfeld, 75, of Blakeslee, died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001, in the Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, where she was a patient. The daughter of Marguerite (Bourgus) and Everett Ruhlman, she was born March 28, 1926, in Royal Oak, Mich. On Feb. 7, 1948, she married Paul R. Muehlfeld in Edgerton, and he survives. A homemaker, she also worked in the St. Joseph Catholic School cafeteria for many years. A 1944 graduate of Edgerton High School, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Blakeslee, the Rosary Altar Society and the Catholic Ladies of Columbia. Surviving, in addition to her husband, are four sons, Van (and wife, Cathy) Muehlfeld of Blakeslee, Tim Muehlfeld of Flagstaff, Ariz., Jeff Muehfeld of Miami, Fla. and Skip (Rachel) Muehlfeld of Edgerton; a daughter, Mrs. Terry Eckard (Cindy Radke) of Phoenix, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Trent, Heidi, O.J., Brian, Kylie, Kelsey and Megan Muehlfeld; six great-grandchildren; her stepmother, Dorothy Ruhlman of Detroit, Mich.; two brothers, Robert (Shirley) Ruhlman of New Baltimore, Mich. and Joe (Jean) Ruhlman of Milford, Mich.; and two sisters, Mrs. Mose (Dorothy) Mohre of Blakeslee and Carol Davison of Greers Ferry, Ark. Preceding her in death were a son, Joseph, in 1992; a brother, Bill Ruhlman; a sister, Mary Lou Ruhlman; and a great-grandson, Seth Muehlfeld.
Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m. in the Krill Funeral Home in Edgerton, with scripture services at 8 p.m. Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Blakeslee, with the Rev. Fr. Frederick Duschl officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph School or to Sarah's House.
[transcribed from The Bryan (OH) Times, 02 Aug 2001, p.2]

Mueller, Mrs. Florence, 9719 Bradley Road, Blumfield Township.
Wife of Oscar Mueller, passed away Friday morning at her home after a lingering illness. Age 64 years. Florence Eisenhauer was born May 1, 1894, in Blumfield Township, where she had been a lifelong resident. She was married to Mr. Mueller, Sept. 26, 1922, in Frankentrost. The deceased was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid Society, Frankentrost. Besides her husband, she leaves one daughter, Mrs. Irving Reinbold, Blumfield Township; one granddaughter, Ruth Ann Rienbold.
Funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Frankentrost. Rev. Lawson F. Knight will officiate, with burial in Frankentrost Cemetery. Friends may call at the Nuechterlein-Wendt Funeral Home, Frankenmuth, after 7 p.m. Saturday until 10 a.m. Monday, and at the church from Monday noon until time of service.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 27 Jun 1958, p. B11]

Mueller, Mr. Oscar P., Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Passed away Saturday afternoon February 11, 1984, at the Frankenmuth Lutheran Home. Age 93 years. He was born May 6, 1891, in Frankentrost. He married Florence Eisenhauer, September 26, 1922. She predeceased him June 27, 1958. He then married Ella Trinklein, November 26, 1959. She predeceased him February 13, 1983. Mr. Mueller was a member of the St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. Prior to his retirement, he had been employed as a carpenter and builder. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Irving (Marion) Reinbold of Frankenmuth; three grandchildren: Mrs. James (Ruth) Jone of Mobile, Ala., Curt and John Reinbold both of Frankenmuth; also four great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Erma Baldwin of Prescott, Mich.
Funeral service will take place 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at the Cederberg-Zucker Funeral Home in Frankenmuth, 11:00 a.m. at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church. Rev. John Deterding and Rev. Dale Ahlschwede will officiate with burial in St. Lorenz Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Monday. Those who so desire may make memorials to their favorite charity.
[transcribed from The Saginaw (MI) News, 12 Feb 1984, p. F11]



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