Douglas “Doug” Muesing
MINNEAPOLIS — Douglas “Doug” James Muesing, age 74 of Minneapolis (formerly Nicollet) died on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at the VA Hospital in Minneapolis.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet. Pastor Micah Plocher will officiate, and burial will follow in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in rural Nicollet where full military honors will be provided by the Nicollet American Legion Honor Guard.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. on Friday at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet.
The Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes of New Ulm are assisting the family with arrangements at this time.
The funeral service will be livestreamed through the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home’s Facebook page starting at 11 a.m. on Friday.
To leave an online condolence for his family, or to sign the guestbook, go to: mvfh.org
Doug is survived by his sister, Cheryl (Nathan) Bode of Courtland; his brother, Dean (Julie Thorleifson) Muesing of Mankato; his sister-in-law, Judy Kelly of Shakopee; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, David Muesing; and his brother-in-law, Jay Kelly.
Douglas James Muesing was born Sept. 1, 1946, in Mankato to Harold and Gertrude (Nourie) Muesing. Doug was both baptized and confirmed at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet. He was a graduate from the Nicollet Public High School in 1965. After graduation, Doug served in the U.S. Navy until he was medically discharged. In life, Doug worked a variety of jobs. Early in life, he worked in construction, and drove truck. He was most recently employed for the State Highway Department out of Mankato. Besides his work, Doug also enjoyed classic cars as well as listening to classic music from his generation. He was a past member of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church as well as the Nicollet American Legion. Doug will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Blessed be his memory