Mary Lou Muehlenhaupt
Date of Death: Sep 14, 2012
[leftcolumn]Mary Lou was born January 14, 1927 in Manchester the daughter of Benjamin and Frances Quade Schulz. On May 4, 1947 she married Guenther Muehlenhaupt at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Manchester. The couple farmed in the Manchester area all their married lives. Mary Lou was a 1944 graduate of Markesan High School and then attended Oshkosh Business School. Following school she was employed at Markesan Canning Company where she worked in the office. Mary Lou was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in rural Markesan. Mary Lou faced the challenges of her illness with a special sense of courage, grace and humor.
Mary Lou is survived by two daughters, Debra (Steve) Meilahn of rural Markesan, and Cynthia (Jay) Toser of Fall River; a son, Dale (Marie) Muehlenhaupt of rural Markesan; three grandsons, Aaron (Caitlyn) Meilahn, Drew Muehlenhaupt, and Kade Muehlenhaupt; a brother, John (Verla) Schulz of Randolph; a sister-in-law, Donna Schulz of Markesan; brother-in-law, Gilbert (Eunice) Muehlenhaupt of Beaver Dam; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guenther, in 1982; a brother, Wesley Schulz; and sister-in-law Ruth and her husband, Wayne Riese.