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William Edward Mueller

April 5, 1925 - November 8, 2017

Mueller, William Edward, 92, of Wheeling died Wednesday November 8, 2017 in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born April 5, 1925 in Wheeling, WV., the son of the late William F. and Bessie Moore Mueller.

Bill was a retired assistant chief  for the Wheeling Fire Dept where he served as chief inspector for the bureau of fire inspections.  ; former Executive Director for Wheeling Housing Authority; past Exalted Ruler Elks Lodge #28; a member of Warwood Vets ; a 3rd degree Knights of Columbus and a U.S. Army veteran of WWII serving in Europe.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Lee Mueller in 1988 and two sisters, Gertrude Martin and Edna LaGanke.

Surviving are his longtime companion Dorothy West of Wheeling ,  nephews Joseph Kerington of Florida and Craig Karges (Charlotte) of Wheeling.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday November 12, 2017 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street Elm Grove, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday November 13, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Wheeling with Rev William Matheny as celebrant. Entombment to follow at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, Wheeling. Full military honors will be held at the mausoleum by the Moundsville Honor Guard along with Wheeling Fire Department Honor Guard.

Vigil service at 7:30 pm Sunday.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Time: 10:00 am


St. Michael Catholic Church

Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017


Mt. Calvary Cemetery Assoc.

Mt. Calvary Lane
Steubenville, OH 43952

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