Blake was born January 28, 1988, in Algona, Iowa, the son of James and Renee (Braund) Muller. He attended and graduated from Algona High School.
Blake was inducted into the United States Marine Corp, where he faithfully and honorably served as a helicopter mechanic aboard the USS Boxer. Blake was deployed and traveled to such places as Yemen, Dubai and Hong Kong. While in the Marines he earned the rank of Corporal and was awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation; Sea Service Deployment Ribbon; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
Blake was a proud member of the American Legion Seely-Walsh Post #425, Whittemore.
After his time in the Marines, Blake moved back to Algona, and has been working at B & W Control Specialists Inc., Algona. Some of his favorite things to do were hunting, fishing, snowboarding and riding his motorcycle. Most of all, he loved his niece and nephews. Blake will be remembered by his love for his family, his laughter and his great loyalty to friends.
Blake Evan Muller died Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Kossuth Regional Health Center, Algona, at the age of 26.
Blake is survived by his parents, James and Renee Muller; brothers, Casey (Christina) Muller, Cody (Abha) Muller and Wyatt and his fiancé Celisa Espinoza; two nephews, Logan and Ethan; niece, Cadence; grandmother, Bonnie Braund; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents; Ray and Marie Muller; maternal grandfather; Vernon Braund; uncles, Randy and Vern Braund and cousin, Stacey Halvorsen.