Redlin Funeral Home

Donna Marie Mueller , Age 73

May 08, 1946 --January 31, 2020

Donna Marie Mueller, age 73 of Baraboo, unexpectedly found herself dancing into the loving arms of her husband Wayne on Friday, January 31, 2020. Donna, daughter of Philip and Lorena (Stopper) Cowles was born May 8, 1946 in Baraboo. She was united in marriage to Wayne D. Mueller on June 12, 1965 at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Baraboo; he preceded her in death on April 13, 2013. Donna was a full-time homemaker and farm wife and later served as Clerk of Courts for Sauk County from 1986 until her retirement in 2006. Donna loved the farm life; traveling, having visited all 50 states and was an avid Wisconsin sports fan. She loved attending her grandsons high school and college football games, attending her granddaughters basketball games and dance competitions. She enjoyed watching Hallmark Christmas movies all year long. Throughout Donna and Waynes travels they visited over 15 Nascar tracks over the years. Above all else she loved spending time with her family; cooking for them, laughing with them, playing cards and games and living life to the fullest. Donna fulfilled many items on her bucket list but had many more to go.she would encourage you to make a list and check off as many as you can.

Donna is survived by her sons, Michael (Gena) Mueller and Marc (Andrea) Mueller; four grandchildren, Alexandra, Meghan, Maxwell, Luke; her sister, Sue (Ken) Smithson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Elaine Larsen, Beldona (Warren) White, Jan (Wayne) Steinhorst, Betty Crum, Jim (Yolanda) Mueller and Al (Mary) Mueller as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; special friends; Pat Dahl, Elaine Kopf, Kathy Meyer and Mickey Hubatch.

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant sister, Jean; brother, Richard; sister-in-law, Marilyn Cowles; and daughter-in-law, Nichol Mueller.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. at St. Pauls Lutheran Church with Pastor Karen Hofstad officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Redlin Funeral Home. Visitation will also be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be held at Pleasant Valley Cemetery following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Pauls Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice.


Tim and Barbara Craighead February 03, 2020

Friends of the family West Bend , Wisconsin

We were so sorry to hear of the passing of your wonderful mother. Please know that we are thinking about all of you and praying that all of your great memories with her will get you through this difficult time. Love, Tim and Barbara

Dawn devins February 03, 2020

Friend Owosso , Michigan

Even though it’s been a very long time since I had the pleasure of meeting you I remember how kind you were. May God wrap His arms around your family at this time and enjoy your reunion with your family in Heaven. God bless

Tim McCumber February 06, 2020

friend Merrimac , Wisconsin

My condolences to the entire family. It was an honor to have met her and a privilege to be friends with Marc and Andi. God be with all of during your time of loss.