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Janet Mueller

Janet L. Mueller, 74, Humboldt, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at her home.
Janet was born Aug. 21, 1939, in Iola, the daughter of John M. and Lela B. (Banks) Gumfory.
On Oct. 28, 1966, Janet married Martin “Junior” Mueller and they made their home in Humboldt. They were married at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Humboldt where she was a member until transferring her membership to Grace Lutheran Church in Iola. He preceded her in death April 30, 1996.
She was “mother” to Mike and Angie, “mom” to many, and everybody’s “Aunt Janet.”
Survivors include her son, Mike Mueller and wife, Jaime, Humboldt; daughter, Angela Mueller, Leavenworth; special nephew, Robert Hutton, Iola; two brothers, John M. Gumfory, Jr., Austin, Texas and LeRoy “Lee” Gumfory, Iola; two sisters, Onella Valentine, Neosho Falls and Roberta Hutton, Iola; and two grandsons Maxtyn and Mykah Mueller.
She was preceded in death by brothers Robert, Charles, J.M. “Bud”, Duane and Leland “Bon” Gumfory and sister Juanita Maple.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, at Grace Lutheran Church in Iola.
Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Humboldt.
Memorials may be made to Southeast Kansas Down Syndrome Society and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
Online condolences for the family may be left at


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