Gary was the owner of Bel-Clair Electric, Inc. and worked as an electrician and an electrical contractor before his retirement. He was a 47 year member of the I.B.E.W. Local 309, having joined in 1971. Mr. Mueth was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL, and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Gary was a talented musician and played with the Vincels band in the 1960s and with the Majestic Country Band in the 1970s and 1980s.
Gary was preceded in death by his father, LaVergne George Mueth; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Marvin G. and Bernice A. Huebner.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 50 years, Diane, nee Huebner, Mueth, whom he married December 6, 1968;
two sons, Scott M. (Amy) Mueth,
and Brett H. (Jennifer) Mueth, both of Freeburg, IL;
five grandchildren, Brandon, Haley, Allicyn, Evan and Owen;
his mother, Edith E., nee Davis, Mueth of Red Bud, IL;
three brothers, Don C. (Barbara) Mueth of Shiloh,IL,
Hal L. (Kathy) Mueth of Ames, IL,
and Alan R. (Karla) Mueth of Red Bud, IL;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, November 12, 2018 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, November 12, 2018, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, IL with Rev. Earl Crecelius officiating. Private family burial will follow at Gilbert Cemetery, Ames, IL.