Diane Mueller


Funeral services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Diane M. Mueller, 65, a resident of Davenport, will be noon Saturday, May 15, 2010, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Davenport.

Burial will take place in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home. Diane died Monday, May 10, 2010 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Diane M. Dunker was born on Oct. 13, 1944, a daughter of Frank E. and Helen M. (Loy) Dunker.  She was a 1962 graduate of West High School. She attended the University of Iowa.  She later went to Marycrest College and graduated from the St. Anthony School of Nursing.

Diane was united in marriage to Harold (Harry) Mueller on Jan. 21, 1977. Diane had worked for State Farm Insurance for over 20 years as an industrial office manager and insurance underwriter. She was awarded the Woman of the Year Award in 1977 from the American Business Women’s Association.  Diane was also a member of the President’s Club of the Avon Product Corp for five years.


She was a member of St. Anthony’s Church and the Humane Society. In her free time, she enjoyed calligraphy and was a commercial artist. She loved animals, and will be missed by the coolest little girls ever!

Memorials may be made to the family to establish a memorial at a later date.

Survivors include her daughter, Christina M. Mueller, Racine, Wis.; granddaughters, Araya Marie Chaffee and Camille Michele Mueller; her adopted family, Jerry and Murlene Ineichen; godchildren, Evan and Jelene Ineichen; and close friends, Judy Paustian and Gary and Arlene Ruhl.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Helen Dunker. Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed by visiting Diane’s obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.

"If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever." – BFF Murlene.

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