Daniel William Mueller, 63, of OttertailPublished 10:34am Thursday, November 15, 2012 Updated 12:35pm Thursday, November 15, 2012
Dan was born in Bagley, on Jan. 20, 1949, the son of Virgil and Allene (McGrane) Mueller. He was baptized at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bagley.
Dan graduated from Perham High School and received a business degree from Moorhead State University.
He married Cathy Boll on Aug. 4, 1984. Dan was an avid golfer and loved to follow many other sports on TV. He had a keen intellect and a sharp wit. He read widely, had many interests, held strong opinions and enjoyed travel to Europe and Central America.
One friend once said “while traveling you couldn’t get Dan out of a church, and at home you couldn’t get him into one!”
Dan was an outdoorsman and spent his youth hunting and fishing and he loved his home and five acres of land near Otter Tail Lake.
He supported the reintroduction of wild turkeys and was a board member of the National Wild Turkey Federation-Ottertail.
He was also an active member of the Ottertail Rod and Gun Club. Dan worked at Land O’Lakes in Perham for 27 years retiring in 2008.
Preceding Dan in death is his father, Virgil William Mueller.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy Mueller, of Ottertail; a son, Christopher and three grandchildren, Thea, Christina, and Devin, of St Cloud; his mother, Allene Mueller of Perham; brother, Greg (Corinne) Mueller, of Detroit Lakes; sisters, Debra (John) Babcock, of Sartell; and Marie (James) Bracey, of Winchester, England; and nieces and nephews, Lynn Mueller, of Minneapolis; David Mueller, of Maumee, Ohio; Rachel (Chad) Imker, of Chicago, Ill.; Aaron Babcock of Minneapolis; Andrew Babcock, of St. Paul; and C. Anne Babcock of Minneapolis.
Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church
Memorial Service: 2 p.m. Friday, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, Perham
Clergy: Rev. Matthew Kuhn
Burial: St. Henry’s Catholic Cemetery, Perham
Funeral Home: Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham
Condolences may be sent online at www.schoenebergerfuneralhome.com