Margaret Jean Muller
Margaret Muller, 52, Mitchell died Thursday, September 5, 2013 at her home in Mitchell under hospice care. Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 10, at 2:00 PM at Saint Marys Episcopal Church in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Monday evening at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Margaret Jean Muller was born May 31, 1961 in Newburgh, NY to Ralph and Olive (Bush) Stevens. She graduated from Newburgh Free Academy in 1979, SUNY at Cortland in 1982 and Mount Saint Mary College in 1988 with a BA Degree in elementary education and a MS Degree in special education. On July 16, 1988 she married Rev. William C. Muller Jr. at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Newburgh. They lived in Newburgh and Montgomery, NY until 2003 and then resided in Berkley, CA until 2006. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd where she served on the Altar Guild, the Search Committee and the Church Choir, member of Grace Church in Middleton, NY, attended Church of the Advent in San Francisco, CA and St. Clares Church in Pleasanton, CA. She was a member of the NYS Academy of Teaching and Learning. In 2006 they moved to Mitchell where she was a member of St. Marys Episcopal Church. She was employed at Dakota Wesleyan University as Adjunct Professor from 2008 to 2010. From 2007 until 2011 she taught at the Hanson Schools in Alexandria. She also worked at Palace City Federal Credit Union for one year. Margaret loved to read and cook.
She is survived by her husband, Rev. Liam Muller Jr., three sons: William Muller III, Nashville, TN; Bryan Muller, Watertown and Bradley Muller, Mitchell and one brother, Ralph (Bernadette) Stevens, Milton, NY.
She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel and her parents.