Beverly Ann Mueller-Babler, 81, of Winona MN, died Sunday, August 6,2017 at Gundersen Health Systems in La Crosse, WI. Beverly was born May 20, 1936 to Vern and Frances Graves in rural Elba, MN. She went to grade school in Elba, MN and attended high school in St. Charles, MN. She married Raymond Mueller on November 1, 1952. The two of them lived in Rollingstone where they raised a family of five children. After Ray's death in 1983, Beverly moved to Winona in 1988 where she met Robert Babler. The two married in 1990 and spent 20 wonderful years together before Robert's death in 2010.
Beverly was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Rollingstone until she moved to Winona and joined Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Church and was strong in her faith. She worked at Wincraft in Winona for many years. She was also active in the Winona Health Auxiliary for many years. Beverly loved traveling with Bob, watching Twins games, crocheting, sewing quilt blocks, county music and especially loved playing with her grand and great- grand kids. She was also very fond of her grand dogs; Molly, Buggy, Charlie, Chewy, and Bella.
Beverly is survived by her children, Kathy (Keith) Kimmel, Jim Mueller, Sue Wobig, Jill (Kevin Kimmel) Mueller, Pam (Delmer) Husman; step son, Bruce (Beth) Babler; grandchildren, Christine (Derrik) West, Sara (James) Lim, Travis Wobig, Kari (Todd) Benson, Trevor (Heidi) Wobig, Heidi (Shannon) Sobeck, Andria Mueller, Leah Mueller, Jacob Husman, Josh Husman, Emma Husman; step grandchildren, Michael Babler, Phillip Babler, Andrew Babler, Timothy Babler; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Larry (Priscilla) Graves, Arlene Goetz and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond Mueller; second husband, Robert Babler; son, Michael Mueller; grandson, Troy Wobig; her parents and six brothers and a sister.
A visitation will be held 10 AM- 12 PM, Saturday August 12 with a funeral service at 12 PM at Hoff Celebration of Life Center, Goodview. Interment Oak Ridge Cemetery. Beverly requested to have closed casket service, please respect the families wishes to honor that request. Memorials preferred to Breast Cancer Research.
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Auntie Bev, I miss your smiling face and your laugh, you always seemed so happy and I'm sure that is because you had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ our Savior. I will miss you very much but know you are in a much better place. Love, Janney Blair
MY DEAR SISTER BEV WAS ONE MY BEST FRIENDS. WE LOVED CARED FOR OUR SIBLINGS . THANKS TO OUR PARENTS AND THE CONVICTION WE SHARED REGARDING OUR FAITH IN THE LORD JESUS. SHE AND ALL WHO HOPE IN THE RESURRECTION OF OUR MORTAL BODIES THAT WILL BECOME IMORTAL AND I KNOW SHE NOW REST IN THAT PEACE AS WE WAIT FOR THE TRUMPET OF THE LORD TO SOUND AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST WILL RISE AND SHARE IN HIS GLORY . THANK YOU FOR BEING THE PERSON YOU BECAME TO THOSE OF US YOUR LIFE TOUCHED. YOUR BRO. LARRY G.
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