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Yolanda L. Prehn-Mueller

Port Charlotte, FL | Thursday, July 28 2011

Yolanda L. Prehn-Mueller, 72, formerly of Bethalto passed away Thursday, July 28, 2011 in Port Charlotte, FL.

She was the daughter of Howard and Ruth (Lorton) Dugger, born August 27, 1938 in White Hall, IL.

She lived in Bethalto until 1987 when she moved to Port Charlotte, FL, still spending her summers here in Illinois.  She was a member of the Bethalto United Methodist Church where her heart was in ministering to young people. She was involved with the Emmaus Ministry, taught Sunday school and Rainbow Girls. She was a 50 year member of the Eastern Star, a member of the Library Board and Rotary Auxiliary.  Most of all she loved spreading the Gospel through her faith and love for everyone.

Yolanda will be greatly missed by her husband of 7 years, John Mueller; daughter, Laurel (Yvonne Bras) Prehn of Port Charlotte; son, Ted (Julie) Prehn of Bethalto, IL; step-daughters, Bridgett Mueller, Robin Ashley, and Penney Mueller; sister, Yvonne Etheredge of Port Charlotte; and grandsons, Andrew Prehn and Jonathan Prehn, both of Alton, IL.

She was preceded in death by her first husband of 49 years, Les Prehn.

Visitation will be from 2:30 pm until services at 4:00 pm on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at the Bethalto United Methodist Church with Pastor John Tennyson and Pastor Judy Miller officiating. 

Burial will be private at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorial donations may be made to Edgewater UMC, 19190 Cochran Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 or Bethalto UMC, 240 E. Sherman St, Bethalto, IL 62010.

Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto is in charge of local arrangements.

 Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com


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