June 9, 1921 – January 5, 2008
Dinty was born in Kenniwick Washington, the oldest child of Carl Muller and Gladys
Triplett Muller. Dinty moved to Prince Rupert with his parents for a few years before coming to Terrace in 1931. Carl Sr. had come to Terrace in 1910 and homesteaded on Lakelse Lake (Muller’s Beach) with his first wife and family.
Dinty left school at 15 to work (horse logging with his father.) They logged where the Beam Station Road and Krumm Road is now. He also drove teams of horses for LH and K and Clare Giggey. He made S3.50 a day in those days.
Carl enlisted in the army Feb. 1944 and fought overseas in Britain and Northwestern Europe. He was wounded in the cheek in Germany. Upon returning home he went back working in the bush. He worked as a faller for years until he bought his skidders and cat.
They lived on Old Lakelse Lake Rd. 1956 -1974, clearing land for a farm. Later subdividing the land into Paquette, Pine and Muller Streets. They moved to Old Remo Road around Alywyn Ck. and developed a farm there in 1974.
Carl was living in Terraceview Lodge from June 2003 until passing.
Predeased by Wife Roberta, Daughter Diane Smith. Remembered by Daughters Bonnie Larson (Earl), Carol Shelford and Laura Jauch; Sons Danny (Laurie), Byron (Marlene) and James (Jocelyn); 21 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren; Brother Harvey; Sister Neva Irven; Sister in law Betty Ann Muller and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of Terraceview
for the great care given to Dad.