Muriel Vaaler, 87, of Spring Grove

Muriel (Mulnix) Vaaler, age 87 of Spring Grove, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019 at Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare in Spring Grove.

She was born on November 10, 1931 in Caledonia, to Cecil and Barbara (Ensk) Mulnix.

Muriel was a 1951 Caledonia High School graduate. She worked at Lutheran Hospital as an aide before marrying Owen Vaaler on March 19, 1951. The couple was married for sixty-eight years.

The couple farmed for many years before retiring and moving to Spring Grove.

Muriel served on the prayer chain at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove, and also its women’s groups

She was a wonderful, caring and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend, she will be sadly missed by those who knew and loved her.

Muriel is survived by her husband Owen of Spring Grove; Her children Kyle and Lee (Cora) Vaaler of Spring Grove, and Valerie Vaaler of La Crosse, WI and her grandson Barry Vaaler.

Private family graveside services will be held at a later date.

The family requests memorials be given to Trinity Cemetery Fund or Trinity Scholarship Fund.

Roble Funeral Home of Spring Grove is assisting the family with arrangements.