March 16, 1920 ~ April 1, 2015
Lilas Lemm Mueller, 95, Hillsboro, ND passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2015 at Sanford Hospital, Hillsboro. She was born on March 16, 1920 in Perley, MN to Joseph and Anna (Winter) Lemm. As a young child she moved to Melrose, MN and then to Hillsboro where she graduated from Hillsboro High School.
She married Raymond Mueller October 11, 1939. They raised their family and farmed northwest of Hillsboro. Upon retirement they moved into town. They spent many winters in Arizona.
She was active in Hospital Auxillary, served as group leader and president of the Altar Society, taught religious classes and was a lifelong member of St. Rose Catholic Church.
Lilas is survived by her nine children, Charles (Gladys) of Prescott, WI, Rosalyn (Bob) Gifford of Moorhead, MN, Jeanette Sollom of Hudson, WI, James (Renee) of Fargo, ND, Bill (Sharon) of Frazee, MN, Richard (Bonnie) Hillsboro, ND, Tom (Diane) of Hillsboro, ND, Barb (Dan) Sinner of West Fargo, ND and Jo Strege of Plymouth, MN; 30 grand children, 64 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death, by her husband Raymond in 2004, parents, 5 brothers, 4 sisters, 1 son-in-law and 3 grandsons.
Visitation will be held Sunday, 6-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church Hillsboro, ND. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, 10:30 a.m. with visitation one hour before at St. Rose of Lima Church, Burial at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery.