Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, Peru to participate in stockings for veterans, troops program

Anyone can pick up a stocking from now to Dec. 1 and fill it to send to troops, local veterans

Christmas stocking

Send troops and local veterans a little taste of home for the holidays.

Mueller Funeral Home in Peru and Ottawa is one of hundreds of Veterans & Family Memorial Care providers across America participating in the annual Christmas Stockings for Soldiers and Veterans initiative.

From now through Dec. 1 stop in to the funeral home and pick up a free Christmas stocking to take home, decorate and stuff with Christmas cheer. You will receive a list of recommended items along with the free stocking.

Mueller Funeral Home will either ship or deliver the stockings at no expense, to troops abroad and veterans here at home in time for Christmas.

“Providing our heroes with some good tidings and holiday cheer is a great way for us to show our support and appreciation for the sacrifices they make to keep our country safe and secure” said Greg Mueller of the Mueller Funeral Homes.

Those interested may stop by the funeral home in Peru at 909 Pike St. or in Ottawa at 800 First Ave. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from now through Dec. 1 to pick-up a free Christmas stocking. To ensure delivery by Christmas, filled stockings should be returned to the funeral home no later than Thursday, Dec. 1.