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Vernon S. Muhle, Sr.
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Dear Classes of 1969, 1970, 1987 and 1988:

This is a Deacon Alert to inform you of the passing of Vernon S. Muhle, Sr. on Thursday, June 2nd.

Vernon was the father of Butch Muhle ('69), Dave Muhle ('70), Jeff Muhle and the late Lorna Muhle.  He was also the grandfather of John Muhle ('87) and Andrew Muhle ('88).




Vernon S. Muhle, Sr., 85, Fargo passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016 at his home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo.

Vernon was born July 9, 1930 in Moorhead, Minnesota to Oscar and Minnie (Helseth) Muhle. He attended Glyndon High School, graduating in 1948 where he excelled at football, basketball and baseball. He worked on the family farm north of Glyndon and for Rusco Window Company. He married Margaret J. Sorby on January 20, 1950. Margaret passed away on April 18, 2006. They lived in Moorhead before making their home in Fargo. Vernon worked for the Fargo Post Offi ce as a letter carrier for 34 years before his retirement.

In his retirement, he worked for Cash Wise foods and helped his nephews with fall harvest.

His many hobbies included, golfi ng on the Red River Valley Senior Tour and wood working. He loved to follow the Boston Celtics, New York Yankees, Minnesota Vikings and the NDSU Bison.

He is survived by his children; V.S. “Butch” (Joie) Muhle Jr., Fargo, North Dakota, Dave (Sheila) Muhle, Lake Ida, Minnesota, Jeff (Laura) Muhle, Fargo, North Dakota, grandchildren; John (Sandy) Muhle, Andrew Muhle, Chris (Raime) Muhle, Tony (Christi) Muhle, Chad (Melissa) Nesemeier, Hope (Dan) Novacek, Tabetha Cooper, Teresa (Chad) Anderson, Janice (Cole) Martin, Brian (Angela) Cossette, Brianna Stevens, 13 great-grandchildren; 1 greatgreat grandchild, 2 sisters; Gina Tang, Irene Hiltwein and 1 brother, Kenny (Lois) Muhle.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter; Laurel Muhle, daughter; Lorna Muhle, grandson; Joshua Muhle, siblings; Ole, Norman, LeRoy, Orville, Harold and Donald Muhle, Selma Weatherford, Evelyn Cannon and Ethel Muhle. Vernon’s family wishes to thank the staff of both Hospice of the Red River Valley and Sanford Home Healthcare. Funeral Service: 12:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 11:00 A.M. Inurnment at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Online guestbook at




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