Elaine M. (Mueller-Stuckenschmidt) Moeller, 91, of Pender NE

Elaine M. (Mueller – Stuckenschmidt) Moeller, 91, of Pender, NE passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, June 03, 2017.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in rural Pender, NE; Pastor Robert Schilling will be officiating.  Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in rural Pender.  Visitation will be 5 until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender.  Memorials are suggested to St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender.

Elaine M. Mueller was born March 10, 1926 at her home in rural Pender to Willie and Louise (Kratke) Mueller.  She was baptized on April 22, 1926 and confirmed on June 18, 1939 in Pender.  She attended and graduated from Pender High School in 1944.  On November 23, 1947 Elaine married Melvin Stuckenschmidt in Pender.  To this union the couple had two children.  Together the couple lived and farmed southwest of Pender.  In 1975, they moved into town and continued farming until Melvin passed away.  On February 10, 1998 Elaine married Roland Moeller, together the couple farmed with Roland’s son Randy.

Elaine enjoyed bowling league, decorating cakes, card parties, square dancing, ballroom dancing, gardening and her flowers beds.   She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Hospital Auxiliary, Pioneer Center, Jolly Fifteen Club, L.W.M.L. and L.L.L.

Elaine is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Mark) Trimble of West Point, NE; grandsons, Matt (Janet) Trimble of Pender, Aaron (Sara) Trimble of Pender, Daniel (Kristia) Trimble of Pender, and Stephen (Megan) Trimble of Cottondale, FL; step-son, Randy Moeller of Pender; and 13 great grandchildren.

Elaine is preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Louise Mueller; husbands, Melvin Stuckenschmidt and Roland Moeller; son, Duane Stuckenschmidt; brother, Marvin Mueller.

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