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Ernest Mueller

August 2, 1965 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Ernest Mueller Obituary

Ernest Mueller, a cherished husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2023, at the age of 58 in his hometown of Mission, Texas, surrounded by the love of his family. Born on August 2, 1965, in Mission to a close-knit community, Ernest's life was defined by his passion for his family, work, and his deep-rooted love for the land he called home.

Ernest's journey began as a young man immersed in the world of diesel engines, a field in which he not only excelled but also found profound joy. His education in the diesel industry was the foundation of a career marked by diligence and expertise. With a natural aptitude for mechanics, Ernest quickly became a respected figure at John Deere Weaks Martin in Mission, Texas. His dedication to his craft was evident to all who worked alongside him.

In time, Ernest's entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish his own business, Mueller Tractor Repairs. His reputation for honesty, skill, and a tireless work ethic soon made his business a staple in the community. Through his work, Ernest formed lasting bonds with fellow farmers and tractor enthusiasts, sharing knowledge and camaraderie.

Ernest's love for his family was the cornerstone of his life. He was a devoted husband to Maribel, his beloved wife, with whom he shared life's greatest joys and challenges. Together, they raised three wonderful children: Ernest, their oldest son, who inherited his father's mechanical ingenuity; Vanessa, their daughter, who mirrored her father's spirited heart; and Joshua, their youngest son, who carried on his father's adventurous spirit. Ernest's role as a father was one he cherished deeply, but it was his role as a grandfather to his eight grandchildren that filled him with unparalleled pride and happiness.

Known affectionately as "Grandpa Tractors," Ernest's grandchildren were his pride and joy. His eyes would light up as he gave them rides on his Kubota Mule, sharing adventures through the pastures, down to the river bottom, and beneath the orchard trees. These moments were the essence of his happiness, creating memories that his grandchildren will hold dear for a lifetime.

Ernest's interests extended beyond his family and work. He had a passion for his John Deere tractors, each one holding a special place in his heart. His adventurous spirit led him to explore the vast landscapes of the United States, always eager to discover new places and cultures. A lover of diverse cuisines, he relished the opportunity to try new foods, which was only matched by his love for grilling out, a pastime that brought family and friends together under the Texas sky.

Those who knew Ernest will remember him as a loving, intelligent, and spirited man. His presence was a source of strength and inspiration, and his legacy is one of unwavering love and dedication to his family, his work, and his community. Ernest's impact on the lives he touched is immeasurable, and his memory will be treasured forever.

Ernest is survived by his loving wife, Maribel, his children, Ernest, Vanessa, and Joshua, and his adored grandchildren, who will continue to look up to him as their guiding star. His departure leaves a void that cannot be filled, but the lessons he taught and the love he gave will continue to resonate with all who were fortunate enough to know him.

A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. Ernest Mueller will be deeply missed but never forgotten, as his spirit will live on in the hearts of his family and the many lives he enriched. Rest in peace, Ernest; your journey was one of purpose, love, and joy.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm Thursday, January 4, 2024 at Rivera Funeral Home of Mission with a prayer service at 7:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at 9:00 am Friday, January 5, 2024 at Rivera Funeral Home of Mission. Interment will follow at 11:00 am Friday, January 5, 2024 at Santa Fe Celestial Gardens cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of Mission.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 4, 2024

12:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home, LLC
1813 N. Conway Ave.
Mission, TX 78572

Prayer Service
Thursday
January 4, 2024

7:00 PM
Rivera Funeral Home, LLC
1813 N. Conway Ave.
Mission, TX 78572

Funeral Service
Friday
January 5, 2024

9:00 AM
Rivera Funeral Home, LLC
1813 N. Conway Ave.
Mission, TX 78572

Interment
Friday
January 5, 2024

11:00 AM
Santa Fe Celestial Cemetery

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