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Alice K. Mueller

Alice K. Mueller

Alice Kathryn, nee Maurer, (Parker) Mueller, 92, of New Athens, IL, born January 15, 1927 in New Athens, IL, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  Mrs. Mueller was a homemaker. She was also a member of St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL, St. John Women’s Guild, St. John Quilters and the Heck

er Community Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents August and Lenora, nee Schmelzel, Maurer, her 1st husband; Albert Parker, who passed away on October 8, 1973, 1 son in infancy; Mark Parker, and her brother and sister-in-law; Eugene (Adele) Maurer.

Alice is survived by her 2nd husband; Robert Mueller of New Athens, IL, whom she married on August 21, 1976 in Hecker, IL, 6 children; Donna (Darwin) Haudrich of Hackett, AR, Elaine (James) Rader of Waterloo, IL, Eleanor Sue (David) Hepp of New Athens, IL, Neil (Laura) Parker of New Athens, IL, Marlene (Terry Florek) Mueller of Belleville, IL and Kathy (Ralph) Eckart of New Athens, IL, 15 grandchildren; Dawn Drackett, David (Michelle) Haudrich, Dana (Greg) Browning, Darin (Christina) Haudrich, Darla (Ryan) Schatz, Kelly (Jeff) Rowold, Jim (Chris) Rader, Jared (Naomi) Rader, Keri (Troy) Feldman, Dionne (Scott) Harriss, Clayton (Ali) Hepp, Aaron (Cassie) Parker, Zachary (Janel) Parker, Justin (Tisha) Eckart and Bethany (Tom) Zeveski and 29 great grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. John Women’s Guild or the Guild Quilters.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, November 17, 2019 and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL. There will be a Women’s Guild service beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.

Funeral; Services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. John United Church of Christ in New Athens, IL with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch and student pastor Tarrah Vaupel officiating.  Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery in Hecker, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Marilyn Barttelbort says:

    So sorry to hear about Aunt Alice, she was always so sweet, kind, caring and pleasant, I could go on, we all have lost a lovely lady. My sympathies to all the family, Marilyn (Klein) Barttelbort

  2. June Grab Benedick says:

    Marlene and Robert, I’m sending my sympathy to you and your family.

  3. Mark and Patty Causey says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. So sorry for your lose.

  4. Donna Reuss says:

    Heaven gained another Angel, so very sorry for you loss, prayers for comfort for all.

    Donna Reuss

  5. Karen Laflen says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Alice was a lovely and kind lady.

  6. Mr & Mrs James Light & Cindy Wiegand says:

    I was heartbroken when I heard the news of Alice’s passing. I have known her and Robert for as long as I can remember. Robert and my dad have known each other many many years. Robert and Alice were always smiling and always friendly. I so enjoyed talking to Alice. This world has lost a very sweet woman but heaven has gained a sweet angel.
    Our condolences to Robert and the family.

  7. Pamela Clark says:

    Prayers for all my friends. Classmates at NACHS. Pam Clark

  8. Don and Ruth Bishop says:

    So sorry to hear of Alice’s passing, such a sweet lady. Prayers to her entire family

    • Bill Levy says:

      My condolences to Robert and family. I have known Robert and Alice since my senior year at New Athens High School. Alice and Robert were always very kind to me and my family. Alice will be truly missed. Again my condolences to Robert and family

    • Lori parks says:

      So sorry to hear this. Alice was one of the most kindness women i know.

  9. Shelley (Hawthorne) Zotz says:

    Condolences to the family. I’m so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all.

  10. Sue Ann Werner says:

    So very sorry. Alice was just a wonderful person. Always smiling and such a sweet Lady. Sympathies to all.

    • Gerald & Vickie Luter 11/15/19 at 9:15pm We can’t say how sorry we are for the loss of Alice. She was truly a wonderful lady. Vickie was always close to her a felt she was always family. The world is a little worse off with her passing. May God be with the rest of the family.

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