Fred Mueller, 93, of Stratford, passed away on May 8, 2013.

Born in Solingen, Germany to the late Henry and Johanne Zimmer Mueller, he emigrated to the U.S. as a child and proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII.

Fred had been the co-owner of Tory Brook Inn, Milford for over 35 years.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Hildegard Heinz. He is survived by his godson, Ralph Firmenich and his wife Janet of Woodbridge, NJ; two great-nieces, Kristen and Laura; great-nephew Eric; two great-grandnieces;one great-grandnephew; cousins, Marlis Kopchick, Inge Firmenich, Eleanor Lane, and Karl Lepeska; and many other close  family and friends.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 10:00 am at Pistey Funeral Home, 2155 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615. Inurnment will follow with military honors at Lakeview Cemetery.

Donations may be made in Fred’s memory to the American Cancer Society.

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