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Jean L. Mueller

Apr 11, 1939 - Dec 25, 2022


Mrs. Jean Mueller of Cedar Grove, Wisconsin passed away Sunday, December 25th, 2022 in Cedar Grove, WI, she was 83 years old. Jean was born on April 11th, 1939 in Plymouth, WI. She was the daughter of Willard Schukow and Gladys Miller. Jean graduated from Oostburg High School in 1957. On January 24th, 1959 Jean was united in marriage with Richard Nack at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sheboygan and they had four children. Richard died December 16th, 1982. On January 21st, 1986 Jean was united in marriage with Elmer Mueller at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Sheboygan. Jean worked for 10 years as a Nurse’s Aide caring for many residents at the Sheboygan Retirement Home. She especially enjoyed getting together with family for annual summer picnics, Christmas gatherings and special luncheons with her siblings. In Jean’s younger years she enjoyed fishing in Crivitz, WI. Every year she arranged for baking and frosting dozens of Christmas cookies with her grandchildren and hosting holiday gatherings for her family. She enjoyed reading and spending quiet time with her cats.
Jean was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. Jean is survived by her four children: Sherrie Saxon (Richard), Christine Oelhafen (Ronald), Timothy Nack (Cheryl) and David Nack (Janet); thirteen grandchildren, Kimberly, Hank, Richie, Rachel, Matthew, Joseph, Jacob, Leigh Ann, Sean, Kyle, Ryan, Kylie, and Emily; eight great-grandchildren, Alex, Arianna, Adriana, Keagan, Dean, Nadia, Thomas, and Sophia.
Jean is further survived by Robert (Elaine) Schukow of Sheboygan and Richard (Janice) Schukow of Elkhart Lake; brother-in-law, Joel Entringer of Random Lake; Doris Nitsche of Fond du Lac, Nancy Froh of Kohler, Laura O’Keefe and Joyce (Lee) Hacker both of Sheboygan. She is also survived by nieces and nephews (special godson Derek Schukow) and many friends.
Jean is preceded in death her parents, Willard and Gladys Schukow; stepmother, Beth Schukow; both husbands, Richard Nack and Elmer Mueller; sister, Shirley Entringer; brother, Leland Schukow; five brothers-in-law, and five sisters-in-law.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home,1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 5:00 p.m. with Pastor James Schulz officiating.
Jean will be laid to rest in the Lutheran Cemetery on January 4th, 2023, 1836 New Jersey Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor James Schulz officiating.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Sherrie Saxon. Sherrie’s commitment to mom made it possible for her to stay in the comfort of her home with great care and love. Thank you to the nurses and CNAs of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice during their visits to the family home.


Date: Tuesday Jan 3, 2023
Time: 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]

Funeral Service

Date: Tuesday Jan 3, 2023
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



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