Paul Jay Muller "Popeye" died peacefully on January 14, 2023, at the Big Horn Hospital in Lovell, Wyoming. Paul was born on September 12, 1966, in Greybull, Wyoming to Lenard L. and Beverly Neisess Muller. His family moved to Kaycee, Wyoming in 1974 and Paul attended school through junior high there. While in junior high he was a member of the Kaycee Boxing Team and won nearly all his boxing matches. The family then moved to Cowley, Wyoming where Paul graduated from Byron High School in 1986. He was active in football and a star basketball player all four years.
As an adult Paul made Frannie, Wyoming his home and worked throughout Wyoming on painting crews.
Paul took great pleasure in spending time with and loved his wife Linda, kids, grandkids, family, and friends. He also loved hunting, fishing, and his hobbies.
Paul was a artist and collector of all sorts of items. Everything from yard decorations to toys. Paul was very creative with his collections, putting unique scenes together throughout his entire home, inside and out. He could build anything out of rock, wood, and iron. He would also paint elaborate scenes on everything he built.
Paul was a huge Dallas Cowboys fan and rarely missed a game. He enjoyed collecting cowboys’ memorabilia.
Paul in survived by his wife Linda Gayle Muller of Frannie. His son Robbie of Rawlins, Wyoming. His daughters Tasha Hanson (Dan) of Wisconsin and Amanda Smith "Manday" of Lovell, Wyoming. His stepdaughter Melyssa Asbill of Cody, Wyoming. Four grandchildren Aubrey, Caiden, and Ashlyn Hanson and Zayden Parent. Three brothers Monty (Kelly) of Cowley, Wyoming, John (Judy) of Casper, Wyoming and Dale of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. One sister Jolene Nienhouser (Tyler) of Sidney, Nebraska. One sister-in-law Kay Flores of Lovell, Wyoming. Numerous Uncles, Aunts, Nephews, and Nieces.
He is preceded in death by his parents Lenard and Beverly, his grandparents John and Hazel Muller and Joe and Sophie Neisess, sister Connie Lynn Muller, nephews Steven L. and John J. Muller. Numerous Uncles, Aunts, and cousins.
Paul will be forever missed and loved; he is now in Heaven with Jesus. May He Rest in Peace.
Funeral services have been scheduled at Saint John's Lutheran Church in Lovell, Wyoming on March 20, 2023, at 10:00 AM. Burial at the Cowley Cemetery and a celebration of life luncheon will follow.