Sue Kieffer :
Memorial Service to be Held for
Michael Muth, CEO of Muth Company
Sheboygan, WI -- Michael Muth, Chief Executive Officer of MUTH Company passed
away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, November 14. He had been spending time in
Key Largo at his second home when a series of strokes began a few days prior to his
passing. Muth was 64.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 23 at 5:00 p.m. at First United
Lutheran Church, 2401 Kohler Memorial Drive, Sheboygan. Visitation will be from 1:00
p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials can be sent to Spaceport Sheboygan, First
United Lutheran Church, or an organization/charity of the giver’s choice.
Muth, a lifelong automotive enthusiast, served as leader of the company since 1965
when he joined the company his father, Kenneth Muth, founded in 1947 as K. W. Muth
Company. Under Mike’s leadership the company focused on automotive safety products.
Mike was instrumental in bringing the Signal® Mirror safety system to market and oversaw
the engineering, patenting process, and current production for both the original equipment and aftermarket industries. Another division of the company, Muth Global Visions, is
working on Muth Vision Assist, a night vision system that allows drivers to see more clearly
in all weather conditions.
Muth was also active on the local business level as a member of the Sheboygan
Development Corporation which is a group of business executives who work with the local
government on community projects. The group’s current focus is on the Great Lakes
Aerospace Science & Education Center at Spaceport Sheboygan.
“As can be expected for a close-knit company, Mike´s passing has shocked and
saddened each of us,” says Dan Todd, President of MUTH Company. “His commitment to the automotive industry is what will motivate us to continue daily operations which is exactly as he would have wanted us to do.”
Sue Kieffer :