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“Kathy, Joe and I send You our heart and prayers for the loss of your Mom. One of life's greatest challenges is coping with the loss of our Mom. One...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Rose and Joe Vachon

“I will always remember your mother as an angel! We used to hang out all the time in the summer while I stayed at my grandmothers. Your poor mother...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Francie Peterson Larrabee

“To the Muelle Family, Extending to your family this heartfelt assurance of deep sympathy. With our condolences, The Marquette Area Public Schools...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: MAPS

“Paul, Kathy, Mary & Paul-what a beautiful, happy picture of your mom-it's just how I remember her. Our parents were such great friends & I have fond...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Weston

“Bob, My deepest sympathy to you and your family on your dear mom's death. You were so attentive to caring for her during these last few years. I...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Fr. Jed Patrick

“Mary, Brian and family,<br />We are so sorry about your mom. May all your beautiful memories help to ease the pain and help to keep her alive...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Janet and Gregg Andres and family - PA

“A great heart has stopped beating, but a beautiful soul has has ascended into heaven. We pray for eternal life for your mom who was truly a...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Serena and Papa Lou

“Kathy, so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and we hope you will find solice in the wonderful memories. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: 1971 MSHS class

“I'm sorry to hear of Elna's passing...I saw them many times over the years at the Brownstone Inn...Her and her sister Adele were two of my favorite...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Missy Mannisto


Elna E. Muelle, 90, of Marquette, passed away the morning of Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Brookridge Heights Memory Care in Marquette. Elna was born August 28, 1926 in Marquette, daughter of Oscar and Esther (Sweder) Anderson and was a 1943 graduate of Graveraet High School in Marquette. Elna was a Registered Nurse having received her training at the Augustana School of Nursing in Chicago, Illinois. She spent many years caring for others as a nurse eventually being appointed Director of Nursing at St. Mary’s Hospital. She was proud of her Swedish heritage and loved to sing, regardless if it was around the piano with her sister, the late Adele (Meese), performing in local musical productions, or on Sunday morning as a member of the church choir at St. Christopher Catholic Church. Most of all, she was happiest at her cherished cottage on the shores of Au Train Lake where she spent a lifetime of summers enjoying “the most peaceful on earth.” Elna was the beloved wife of 58 years to the late Hans Muelle (2009) and devoted mother of four children, Robert Muelle of Marquette, Kathy (Andy) Jones of Three Rivers, MI., Paul (Peggy) Muelle of Grosse Pointe, MI., and Mary (Brian) Andres of Nazareth, PA. She is also survived by grandchildren, Kate and Rachel Muelle, Nicole and Zack Jones, and Jessica and Austin Andres, as well as several nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives may call at the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. where a parish prayer service will be recited at 7 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Christopher Catholic Church with the Rev. Greg Heikkala officiating. Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery. Elna’s obituary can also be viewed at canalefuneral.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.