MUELLER- Teresa Catherine (Guoan) Mueller, age 73 of Cedar Springs, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus in Grand Rapids. She was born March 15, 1940 in Bay City, the daughter of Alfred and Gladys (Groulx) Guoan. On April 30, 1960, she married Ernest C. Mueller, Jr. Teresa was the life of every gathering, laughing easily and causing others to do the same. She was a longtime member of the Glenn Hill American Legion Post 287 Auxiliary in Cedar Springs. She loved playing cards, especially solitaire. She enjoyed gardening and ceramics. She was a world class cook and baker and loved her dogs. She religiously sent birthday cards to family and friends, and lived for family gatherings, especially Christmas. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. Teresa is survived by her husband of 53 years, Ernest; children, Catherine (Dusty) Sult of Dowling, Lynn Mueller of Cedar Springs, Jean Smith of Cedar Springs, and Neil Mueller of Cutlerville; Paul Flannery, who was like a son to her; grandchildren, Michael Grotenrath, Daniel Grotenrath, Jennifer Haskin, Kimberly Smith, and Michelle Smith; siblings, Rita Simmons, George (Marlene) Guoan, Annie (Bill) Fremlin, Mary (Gary) Engel, Mike (Shelly) Guoan, Pete (Deb) Guoan, Jeannie (Don) Provoast, Janette (Tom) Mize, Ed Guoan, Louise (Tom) Nellenbach, Josie (Richard) Dorcey, and Patty (Greg) Keif; brother-in-law, Leonard Mueller; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Joseph Guoan; brother-in-law, Clyde Simmons; sister-in-law, Nora Jean (Franklin) Phillips; and best friends, Colette Lund and Sheila Hendershot. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 PM Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville, with visitation Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM prior to the funeral. Rev. David Bowering will serve as officiant. Private interment will be in the spring at Courtland Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Paws with a Cause, and messages of condolence may be sent via www.hurstfuneralhome.com.