Pat Muehlbauer, age 79 of Willmar, died Wednesday, January 6, at Carris Health Rice Memorial Hospital.
A private family service will be held at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar. Internment will be in Calvary Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements by Peterson Brothers Funeral Home. www.petersonbrothers.com
Priscilla “Pat” Jane Muehlbauer was born on March 8, 1941, in Morris, Minnesota, the daughter of Lawrence and Gladys (Urness) Christenson. She grew up in Cyrus and graduated from Cyrus High School in 1959. On August 6, 1960, she married Ronald E. Muehlbauer. They lived in Morris, Fargo and in 2005, moved to Willmar. She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church. She enjoyed card games, camping, fishing, car races, and being with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald; five children, Mike Muehlbauer of St. Charles, MO. Missy Muehlbauer of Willmar, Lisa (Steve) Eystad of Hutchinson, Todd (Bryn) Muehlbauer of Sauk Rapids and Marcy (Stephen) Swenson of Willmar; thirteen grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one brother, Jim Christenson (and special friend, Loretta) of Yakima; WA.; and one sister, Nancy Lea (and special friend, Bob) of Edina.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Darrell; and a special aunt and uncle Sam and Aggie Olson.