Cheryl M. Mueller
Oct. 19, 1961 – June 30, 2019
Cheryl Marie Mueller was born Oct. 19, 1961, in Livermore, California, to Ernest and Vlasta (Vodicka) Pallat and passed away June 30, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family and friends at the age of 57 years, 8 months and 11 days.
The family moved to the Seward and Butler county area when she was 8 years old. She attended and graduated from Seward High School with the class of 1979. Cheryl was united in marriage to Randy Mueller on May 2, 1980, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and to this union three children were born. Cheryl worked at Pamida and MetroMail for several years before she began working for the State of Nebraska. She first worked in Corrections before going to the Road Department, and for the last 15-plus years, she was employed at the Nebraska Employee Public Retirement Systems.
Cheryl loved being with her family and friends. She enjoyed traveling with her close friends, Phil and Cindy Bader. She loved going to Mexico with Justin and his family as well. Cheryl enjoyed watching Brandon play softball. She loved working in her flower and vegetable garden and hosting people at her house, especially on the Fourth of July as it was her favorite holiday. She loved her grandchildren very much. They meant the world to her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Randy (2011); and mother-in-law and father-in-law, Edward and Leona Svoboda.
Cheryl is survived by her three children, Justin and Janelle Mueller of Lincoln, Brandon and Lindsey Mueller of Bennington and Lindsay Mueller and Joshua Mobley of Seward; five grandchildren, Scout and Sterling Mueller, Alexander and Gabriel Mobley, Owen Mueller and a new baby being born in October; brother, Dan and Marie Pallat of Ulysses; three sisters, Georgia Therrien of Lincoln, Donna and Dennis Haberstich of South Bend and Mary Marlett of Colorado Springs, Colorado; brother-in-law, Robert and Sarah Svoboda of Graham, Missouri; three sisters-in-law, Annette and Jim Boeche of Lincoln, Rose and Jim Harnly of Seward and Diane Svoboda of Seward; Cheryl’s significant other, Al Policky; and her best friend, Cindy Bader.
A rosary service and Mass of Christian Burial were held July 3, 2019, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Bee, with the Rev. Raymond Jansen and the Rev. Brendan Kelly concelebrating mass. A graveside service and inurnment were in Greenwood Cemetery in Seward. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cheryl Mueller family for future designation. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zabkafuneralhome.com.