Juanita “Nita” R. Muller 85, of Lexington passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 at Avamere in Lexington.
She was born May 24, 1934 in El Reno, Oklahoma to Randolph B. and Mable M. (Cox) Bingham. She graduated from El Reno High School with the class of 1951. On January 1, 1952 she was united in marriage to LeRoy Muller on Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. To this union, five daughters were born: Carla, Rita, Nancy, Avis and Vicki. LeRoy preceded her in death on October 24, 1995.
In the early 1950’s the couple lived in the Kearney and Grand Island areas. Nita worked in the medical field at Good Samaritan Hospital. In 1964 the couple moved to Lexington and Nita was employed in the medical field at Elwood Care Center, and for over twenty years in the lab at Plum Creek Medical group. She also had been employed at the Lexington State Bank. In 1998 she moved to Kearney where she worked at Herbergers and later in 2009 returned to Lexington.
Juanita was a master seamstress she made many wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses for family and local people. She also made numerous quilts for family members. She enjoyed reading and most importantly spending time with her grandkids.
Juanita will be greatly missed by her daughters: Carla and husband Al Martin of Lexington, Rita and husband Jim Weber of Kearney, Nancy and husband Bill Jensen of Lexington, Avis and husband Brad Dillard of Johnson Lake and Vicki and husband Don Price of Lexington, fourteen grandchildren: Angie Champion, Amanda Henson, Andrea and husband Allen Teichmeier, Ann and husband Carl Ercoli, Justin and wife Jayme Weber, Logan Weber, Chris and wife Kelly Jensen, Steph and husband David Howell, Candy Smith, Jason and wife Megan Dillard, John and wife Kelsi Dillard, Nathan and wife Maggie Evans, Josh and wife Kelsy Evans and Luke and wife Jessica Evans, twenty-eight great-grandchildren , two great-great-grandchildren, two brothers-in-law: Mike Sykes of Chickasha, Oklahoma, Ron and wife Evie Laub of Grand island, two sisters-in-law: Sandy Webb of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Bernadine and husband Roland Harder of Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Juanita was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother; Gerald Webb, two sisters: Corrine Schwandt and Mert Sykes.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church in Lexington with Pastor Erin Dunlavy, officiating.
Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to The Grace Lutheran Church or The Heartland Military Museum, both in Lexington.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences with the family by visiting:reynoldslovefuneralhome.com