Nemaha Herald


Rosalene M. “Rosie” Mueller, 86, of Tecumseh died at Prairie Meadows in Omaha on Monday, April 18, 2016. She was born August 6, 1929 at rural Sterling and graduated from Sterling High School in 1947. She worked at Campbell Soup Company in Tecumseh for several years. She married Vernie Mueller on November 12, 1955 at St. John Lutheran Church of Sterling and they lived and farmed outside of Tecumseh. She was a nurse aid at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh for over 20 years. She was a very active member of St. John Lutheran Church of Sterling and had been a member of Sterling Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed all animals, visiting with friends and traveling. Survivors include two daughters, DeAnn Mueller and fiancé Joseph Harvey of Crescent, Iowa and Denise Kenney and husband Patrick of Hurst, Texas; three grandchildren, Dr. Zachary Lambertsen, Jenna Kenney and Blair Kenney; one brother-in-law, Roy Mueller and wife Dorothy of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Altman and Mabel Kriefels Berg; her husband Vernie, who died June 29, 1995; two brothers, Ervin Berg and wife Marjorie and Dellen Berg. Funeral services were Saturday, April 23, 2016 at St. John Lutheran Church of Sterling with Pastor Steve Chellew officiating. Burial followed in the Sterling Cemetery. A memorial has been established to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington DC 20090 with Shannon and Erma Hazen in charge. A family prayer service will be held at the church on Saturday. A guestbook for signatures and messages of condolence is available online at Zink-Fox Funeral Home of Sterling in charge of arrangements.