Vernon Joseph Mueller passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017. He was born on May 12, 1937 in Fargo, ND to John and Elizabeth (Illies) Mueller. He was the 10th of 14 children. Vernon attended Mahnomen High School, graduating in 1955. After high school he entered the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Sharon Klundt in 1959. In 1960 he began his career for the United States Postal Service, first as a letter carrier in Jamestown, ND. In 1974 he accepted the position of Postmaster in Marion, ND where he served until his retirement in 1992. Those who knew Vern well, knew exactly where they stood with him as he always verbalized his thoughts. He is survived by his wife, Sharon (Fargo), his son Kevin Mueller (Jamestown, ND), daughters, Keri Mueller (Valley City, ND), Kris Mueller (Valley City, ND), Kelli (David) Lipp, 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. The family will celebrate his life in a private memorial at a later date.

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  1. Sharon and family, we are saddened to learn of Vern’s passing. We have so many fond memories from the years you were our neighbors, Vern as our mailman and our daughters’ friendship. Vern was always our favorite mailcarrier. Cherish all of the many memories. God Bless you.
    Sharon & Ed Skleingartner

  2. Sel and I were so sorry to hear Vern has passed away. Our prayers are with Sharon and her family.
    Love you
    Sel and Margaret

  3. My sincere sympathy. Vernon was a year behind me in high school.

    My condolences to all of the family.

  4. Dear family of Vernon,

    My sympathy and prayers to you at this time. His sister, Sister Eleanor was a member of our community. She often spoke of her family. He will be remembered in our prayers at noon through the month.
    May God bring you much Comfort and Peace.
    Sincerely,
    Sister Dominica Gerszewski

  5. Vernon was a valued high school classmate and friend. I remember him as a straight-forward guy, a sure tackler on the football team and a person who knew what he wanted to do. I also recall competing with the Mueller family for paper route territory in Mahnomen! On behalf of myself, my wife Gerry, and, I am sure, many of our 1955 classmates, sincere sympathies to the family on your loss. I have notified those classmates that I could reach. We hope you have a very special family gathering at the time of the memorial celebration. Jim and Gerry Langemo, Detroit Lakes

  6. Thinking of you, Sharon, and your family. We have happy memories of you as neighbors in the 1960’s. Andy and Ardis Johnson

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