NORTH OGDEN -- Don Mueller was born during in the Great Depression. He served his country in the second World War. He proudly fought crime alongside a black partner in the early 1960s.
He died Friday, at age 86, after a long battle with cancer. But his daughter Tammy Widdison will always remember him for "his love for his family and his community and country."
Mueller's death brings to an end a living chapter of the United States' past.
Fresh out of high school, he was a seaman 1st class in the U.S. Navy during World War II.