Uncle Pete was born in Chicago at the Cook County Hospital. His parents were Gissela and John Mueller. He was the 2nd born. He had an older sister, Irma and a younger sister Helen. He grew up in Lincoln Park on Orchard Street. When he was a kid, he was a member of the Boys Club on Orchard street, he had to discontinue his membership to go to work. His first job was at a neighnorhood grocery store where he cleaned and stocked the shelves. He attended Arnold Grammar school and Lane Tech High School.
After High School, he worked for Dr. Scholls, under his Uncle Pillar. He hated working there and quite. He Joined the Airforce in 1942 and became an Aircraft Radio Operator during WWII.
After the Military, he ran off to meet his friend Johnny in California. He loved it there. He got a position at (NASA?) until he began to have troubles with his hand and arm, which he dicovered later who become MS.
He quite working and came back to Chicago, where he became a "Snow Bird", spending his winters in California (and later Florida.)
Whem he couldn't travel in the winder any longer, he settled in Chicago and spent time with his family, driving around, and tipping a couple Early Times and Coke at his favorite hangouts.
He enjoyed conversations with friends and family, airplanes, reading books, sitting by the lake,watching the History Channel (until he couldn't get that cable station anymore) and watching the "girls walk by".
Uncle Pete had many "lady Friends" in his life, and we will never really how many.
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