Russell Earl Mueller 86 of Stewardson, IL, passed away at 6:06 PM Sunday August 9, 2015 in Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Effingham, IL.

Russell was born August 13, 1923 in Stewardson, IL the son of Wesley Adam and Florence Mae Bales Mueller.

Surviving are children: Connie, Elaine, Ethel, Evelyn, Jack, Randy, Rex, Ron, Roy and Russell Jr.; brothers and sisters: Clara, Grace, Laura and Wesley Jr.; several nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; great great nieces and nephews and great great great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; children: Edithann, Edna and Elsie; granddaughter: Natasha; brothers and sisters: Neva, Calvin, Leon, Venolaand Mary Ann.

Funeral services will be held at a later date.Arrangements are entrusted to Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson, IL