Edgar F. Muller Jr., 80, supervising engineer Edgar F...

June 26, 2000

Edgar F. Muller Jr., 80, supervising engineer

Edgar F. Muller Jr., who worked his way up from junior clerk to supervising engineer during 46 years at Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., died of cancer Saturday at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. He was 80.

Mr. Muller joined BGE in 1939 as a junior clerk in the building construction department. He retired in 1985 as supervising engineer in the distribution engineering department. After retirement, he worked as a consultant in a number of capacities, including for the Baltimore County Club.

The Baltimore native graduated from Polytechnic Institute in 1938 and the Johns Hopkins University in 1953 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

From 1942 to 1946, he served in the Army Air Forces in the Pacific and was recalled to duty during the Korean War, from 1950 to 1952.

In 1942, he married Margaret Ann Stoll of Painesville, Ohio, who survives him.

He was a past president of the Monumental City Toastmasters Club and was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Essex Lodge of the Loyal Order of Moose and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He was a longtime member of the Episcopal Church of the Messiah, 5801 Harford Road in Hamilton, where services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow .

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Barbara A. Pramschufer of Alta Loma, Calif., Diane C. Fleming of Baltimore and Janet A. Ragsdale of Newton, N.J.; a sister, Gloria R. Proudfoot of Westminster; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Elizabeth Ticknor, 81, active in church events

Elizabeth S. F. Ticknor, a native of Bolton Hill who was active in church affairs, died Thursday of heart failure at the Penney Retirement Community, Penney Farms, Fla. She was 81.

The former Betty Fleming attended Western High School and the Hannah More Academy.

She was an active member of Memorial Episcopal Church, Bolton Street and Lafayette Avenue, where she met her husband of 46 years, the Rev. William E. Ticknor.

The couple lived in Baltimore and Chestertown before moving to Florida in 1982. Mr. Ticknor died several years later.

She was a member of the National Society of the Colonial Dames in the State of Maryland, had served a number of years as director of religious education at the Episcopal Church of St. Michael and All Angels in Baltimore and was an associate member of All Saints Convent in Catonsville.

A memorial service for Mrs. Ticknor will be held at 11 a.m. July 5 at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Green Cove Springs, Fla.

She is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth T. Remley of Baltimore; a son, the Rev. William H. C. Ticknor of Lothian; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 6874 Old Church Road, Green Cove Springs, Fla. 32043.

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