Gerald Lee Muehlenbein – Dahlgren

Gerald Lee Muehlenbein, 83, of Dahlgren, IL passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.  Gerald was born on July 4, 1940 to Edward & Jennie (Garrison) Muehlenbein.

Gerald was a construction worker, and a member of the Laborers Local 561 union in Evansville, IN.  He enjoyed working outside, gardening, and playing music.  He was a talented guitar, banjo, fiddle, and mandolin player.

Gerald is survived by 3 nieces: Rhonda Pfister & husband Bernie of Enfield, IL; Teresa Belangee & husband Eddie of Dahlgren, IL and Kimberley Runge & husband Curtis of Marion, IL; a nephew Darrel Nelson & wife Peggy of Thomasboro, IL; 8 great nieces & great nephews: Brandon Pfister, Michael Belangee, Kelli Webb & husband Adam, Terri Newbury & husband Ben, Todd Nelson, Aleena Doolen & husband Ian, Ben Nelson & wife Lori, and Tony Nelson; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents Edward & Jennie Muehlenbein, 2 brothers: Lloyd Muehlenbein and Edward “Russell” Muehlenbein, a sister Helen Nelson, and 2 nephews: Ronald Ray Muehlenbein and Danny Joe Nelson.

Graveside funeral services for Gerald Lee Muehlenbein will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at Crouch Cemetery at Belle Prairie, IL with Pastor Marvin Webb officiating.  Those attending are asked to meet directly at the cemetery.  Gholson Funeral Home of McLeansboro, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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