Paul Emil Mueller, 71, Herington, died Wednesday at his home.
He was born Aug. 25, 1945, to Gerhard G. and Ruth (Utech) Mueller in Newton.
He graduated from Tampa High School in 1963, and attended Tabor College for a short time.
Mueller served in the Army in Vietnam. He was part owner/operator and worked at Cardie Oil until retiring in 2005.
He was preceded in death by brother Norman Mueller and sister Lenora Becker Mueller.
He married Jacqueline F. Irving on May 16, 1997, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. She survives the home, along with sons Trevor and Lawson Mueller, and daughter Pam Findlay-Jacobo of Salina; and brother Earl Mueller of Newton.
A funeral service was Monday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Herington. Graveside services followed at Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery of Ft. Riley, Manhattan.
Memorials have been established with VFW Home Fund.