Ryan E. Mueller went to his eternal home in heaven on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at the age of 48 after losing his battle with complications from COVID-19, surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives full of faith and love.
Ryan was Ripon’s 1973 New Year baby, born on January 6, 1973, the son of Roger and Dorothy (Liezen) Mueller. He graduated from Ripon High School, Class of 1991, and received an Associate Degree in Mechanical Design from Moraine Park Technical College in Fond du Lac. He was a Lead Designer for Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac for the last 21 years. Ryan was a devoted lifetime member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Ripon. He was united in marriage to Kimberly Kay Konow on September 17, 1999 in Ripon.
The simplest pleasures in life brought Ry great joy. He loved a quiet evening with friends and a Keystone Light in hand. Ryan had a passion for roller speed skating and has supported the roller community throughout his life. He had an uncanny ability to find happiness in everyday life. His pleasant personality and smile was contagious to everyone he met. Ryan loved spending time out at the land, hunting and shooting with friends and family. Often he helped build guns for his friends. Ryan was always present for the boys’ sports events and loved mentoring and joking around with them and all of their friends.
Throughout this journey friends and family have continually shared how the love and devotion between Kim and Ryan is an inspiration to all who had the privilege of knowing them.
Ryan is survived by his wife: Kim; sons: Remington and Roman Mueller; father: Roger Mueller; brother: Roger Mueller Jr; uncle and aunt: Donny and Donna Mueller; cousin: Carl Mueller; nieces, nephews, other cousins and many dear friends. He is preceded in death by his mother: Dorothy Mueller; and grandparents.
Funeral Services for Ryan will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Ripon with Rev. Michael Sheppard officiating. Family and friends may visit on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Divine Passage Funeral Home in Ripon from 4:00pm to 6:00pm and also at the church on Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 9:00am until the time of the services. Cremation will follow. Divine Passage Funeral Home is serving the Mueller family during this difficult time. Divinepassagefunerals.com
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