Mr. John Harris Mueller passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at the age of 84 years.
A funeral service will be held from the chapel of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke on Friday morning, March 23rd, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Mr. Gary Sulz, funeral celebrant. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Revelstoke Food Bank, in memory of John.
John was born in Vernon, B.C. on July 7, 1927 and had been a resident of the Revelstoke area for the past 30 years. He had been a veteran of World War 2 having served in the Merchant Marines. John had worked on the Revelstoke and Mica dams during their construction as a First Aid man and timekeeper.
In his later years he became as Certified General Accountant and worked from his home retiring only two years ago at the age of 82 years. John was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed his time fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and camping. He also ran a trapline for many years. His hobbies included beekeeping, gardening, preserving his own bounty as well as smoking his own sausages. John was also known for his capable handyman abilities.
He was predeceased by his parents; two sisters, Esther DeLeeuw and Linda Mueller; one brother, David Mann and by two children: Barry and Chris and by his granddaughter, Carma Mackie. John is survived by his wife, Beryl of Revelstoke; five children: Sharon (Jack) Friesen of Abbotsford; Lori (Barry) VanOene of Surrey; Julie Mackie of Aldergrove; John Mueller (Donna Chay) of Medicine Hat, Alberta and Lisa (Bill) Blackburn of Darlington, England; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and siblings: Irene, Ernie, George, Artie, Heidi and Margaret.
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Arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.