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James ‘Jim’ Martin  Muller


August 19, 1928 - January 8, 2022

James “Jim” Muller, age 93 of Whittemore, passed away on Jan. 8, 2022, at the West Bend Care Center. Services will be held at a later date. 

James Martin Muller, the son of William and Grace (Gunn) Muller, was born on Aug. 19, 1928, in Whittemore. He attended St. Michael’s school and graduated from the Presentation Academy in 1946. He later graduated from barber school and began his career as a barber in Whittemore. Jim was united in marriage to Joanne Germann in September of 1950 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Whittemore. Later in life he married Janet (Menke) Winkel in 2004. Jim was a member of the Whittemore Community Club, gun club, golf club and Holy Name Society. 

Left to cherish Jim’s memory are his children, Nancy (Paschal Grehan) Muller of Whittemore, Michael (Cheryl) Muller of Ankeny, and grandson, Ryan (Ashley) Muller of Norwalk. He is also survived by step-children Barb (Mike) Stence of Algona, John (Patrice) Winkel of Cedar Rapids, Cheri (Randy) Hinners of Emmetsburg, Tom (Lori) Winkel of Algona, Marilyn (Roger) Rouse of Algona and Marlene (Jerry) Hansen of Estherville. 

He was proceeded in death by his wives, Joanne and Janet; a grandson, Chad Muller; two sisters, Alice Thilges and Irene Will; two brothers, Harold and Cletus (Bud) and his parents.

Lentz Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be left at 

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