Helen Louisa Mueller, age 94 of Chaska and formerly of Belle Plaine, died peacefully on April
25, 2014 at Auburn Manor in Chaska, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral service will be
at 11a.m. on Monday, April 28 at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine, Rev. John Zeitler
will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30-11a.m. prior to the service at church on Monday
morning. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Belle Plaine.
Helen was born in Hamburg on November 30, 1919 to Louis and Emma (Dreier) Hebeisen.
She graduated from high school and received her teaching degree from Steven’s Seminary in
Glencoe. On June 18, 1941 she married Leland “Lee” Mueller at Emmanuel Lutheran Church
in Hamburg. Helen taught all eight grades in Belle Plaine “Bieder’s” District 37 School. Helen
and Lee also owned and operated Lee’s Bar in Belle Plaine. She enjoyed fishing, hunting,
horses, gardening and time with her grandchildren. They retired to winter homes in Texas
and Arizona. Helen is preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers, Reuben, Milton
and Curtis, sisters, Lucille and Emily, brothers in law, Lloyd, Eddie, Clarence, Raymond and
Edmund, sisters in law Evelyn, Elsie, Rose and Dorothy.
She is survived by her children, Sandra Lee Martin of Shakopee,
Cheryl Lee (Doug) Hanson of Minneapolis,
Terence Lee (Kathy) Mueller of Shorewood,
Grandchildren, Melanie, Troy, Julie, Brooks, Marshall, Lindsey, Jake, Jeremy, Nick, Laura,
Blake and Krista.
Great Grandchildren, Matt, Corey, Austin, Kaylee and Mason.
Great Great Grandchild, Henry.
Sister and Sisters in law, Viola Gould, Marie Hebeisen and Janice Hebeisen,
Many Nieces and Nephews.