Millie Muhlberg, 93, a longtime resident of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014.
She was born May 18, 1920, in Hamlet, Ind., to Avid and Jennie Johnson.
Millie lived a long and full life, in which her passions were family, music and travel. She shared her musical talents with many people and organizations. Millie was a church organist for a number of churches in the towns where she lived. From 1978 until present, she played the organ and piano in many of the Charlotte County churches, Temple Shalom, civic organizations, and the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club. In February she moved to the Palms A.L.F., where she played the piano for religious services and singalongs. She was a member of the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, and served as club president for one year. Millie was a founding member of the Charlotte Chorale, and sang with them for many years. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte for 35 years. Millie sang in their choir and worked on various committees. She was a substitute organist there many times. Millie was loving and loyal to her family and friends, and lived life with honest courage, vigor and enthusiasm to the end. She will be missed.
Survivors include her sister-in-law, Stephanie Johnson; daughter, Patricia (Jack) Palmer; four grandchildren and their spouses; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and their children. She was preceded in death by her parents; four siblings; her first husband, Elmer W. Rebol; an infant daughter; her second daughter; and her second husband, Kurt H. Muhlberg.
Millie will be buried with her first husband, Elmer W. Rebol, in a private graveside remembrance in Cleveland, Ohio, at a later date. She expressed her desire that contributions be sent to First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte or the Charlotte Chorale, or to your favorite charity.
Arrangements are by National Cremation Society of Port Charlotte.