Carol L. Mueller

June 22, 1939 – Dec. 19, 2021


Carol Lee Mueller, of Lincoln, was born June 22, 1939, to Leland and Lottie May (Barton) Coon in Ravenna. She attended Utica High School and received her G.E.D. She then received her CNA certificate and worked at Seward Memorial Hospital and Bethesda Home in Seward. In her free time, she enjoyed watching NASCAR, football, Lifetime and Nancy Grace. She liked to collect cardinals, do word searches and play cards and games. She could always be found on the patio with friends. Carol passed away in Lincoln on Dec. 19, 2021, at the age of 82 years, 5 months and 27 days.

She is survived by her son, Lonnie (Linda) Mueller of Lincoln, and family, Derek Mueller and son, Zayden of Lincoln; Devin (Katie) Mueller of Lincoln; daughter, Lori Fricke of Ulysses and family, Stacia (Jason) Olsen and son, Liam, of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Brenden (Jeana) Fricke and children, Leah, Maureen and Margo of Ulysses; son, Lukas Fricke of Ulysses; daughter-in-law, Shawn Mueller and family, Ian and Mattie Mueller and Rhiannon Root of Lutherville, Maryland; Justin (Clarissa) Mueller and children, Raelynn and Ethan of Sutherland; Kerrianne (Chris) Hager and children, Sutton and Brecken of Lincoln; daughter, Linde Nelson (Marty Kotik) of Fremont and family, Soren (Shelby) Nelson of Omaha; Sheldon (Cat) Nelson and daughter, Catherine of Fremont; Sierra Nelson of Fremont; brothers, George (Susan) Coon, Bella Vista, Arkansas, Jim (Janet) Coon, Seward; sisters-in-law, Polly Coon, Gresham, Jacque Coon, Utica. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Lottie Coon; husband, Eldon Mueller; son, Leslie Mueller; son-in-law, Jan Fricke; brothers, Johnnie Coon and Bobby Coon; aunt, Phyllis Barton.  

A gathering of family and friends will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, with a memorial service to follow at Volzke Funeral Home in Seward. Committal will be at the Seward Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested in care of the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimers Association. Condolences may be left for the family at