Caroline (Lena) (Busse) Mueller

Does MPHS have photographs: No

Address in Mount Prospect: 17 S. Owen

Birth Date: September 15, 1898

Death Date: December 20, 1974

Date: Unknown

Spouse: Walter A. Mueller

Children: Walter, Victor, Marion, Evelyn, Bernice

Interesting information on life, career, accomplishments:

Caroline, or Lena, Mueller was the daughter of George Busse, one of the major developers in Mount Prospect. She married Walter Mueller, who was George Busse’s hired hand when they met. Lena Mueller went on to be involved in many local organizations. She was the Vice President of Saint Paul Lutheran Church Ladies Aid, and a member of Saint Paul Lutheran Church’s Historical Society. She was also the Hospitality Chairman for the Mount Prospect Historical Society. She was famous for her love of baking and the Historical Society has her recipes for white bread and coffee cake on file.

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