Sarah Elliott passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Dec. 8. Her love and kindness touched many lives.
Born in Des Moines, Iowa to Edward and Dorothy Muelhaupt, she spent her adult years in California. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska and worked as a special education teacher until she became a mother.
Sarah loved being with her best friend and beloved husband of 55 years, John. She also enjoyed spending time with family and friends, attending Bible studies, gardening, tennis, golf, card games, dominoes, and sunshine. Her parents, sister Susan Overbey, and brothers Chuck and Joe Muelhaupt were waiting for her in heaven. She is survived by her husband, her children Susan Matteucci (Paul), Wendy, Joe (Amy), Chuck (Kerry), and grandchildren Katherine (Jason), Courtney, Kelly, Max, Brooke, Nick, Matthew, Hailey, her sister Juliet Bliss, and her brother John Paul Muelhaupt.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Fri., Jan. 5, 2018 from 1-3 PM at Boulder Ridge Golf Club, 1000 Old Quarry Rd, San Jose.
In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to UCSF Memory and Aging Center (San Francisco) or to the charity of your choice.
She loved the Lord with her whole heart. She will always remain a remarkable example of how to be kind and love one another.