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Larry W. Mullen, 64, of Camanche formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away, Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City.

Funeral Services will be 11:00 am, Saturday, August 19, 2017, at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes and Crematory. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Larry McElroy, Bob Ketelsen, Dave Drury, Randy Brekke, Greg Thurman and Al Vozenilek. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at www.snellzornig.com.

Larry William Mullen was born February 10, 1953 in Clinton, Iowa, the son of George William and Mildred (Rallie) Mullen. He was a 1971 graduate of Camanche High School and attended Colorado Aerotech School for airplane maintenance training. He married Kathleen Conzett in 1984, in Clinton, Iowa, together they had one child, Eric and were later divorced.

Larry worked as a Millwright for many years. He later worked for Genencor and for General Mills in Cedar Rapids as a maintenance planner. He enjoyed many things with music being his passion. Larry always had several projects going and loved working with his hands. He was an avid tinkerer. Mostly he loved time spent with his family and friends.

He is survived by his son: Eric of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; girlfriend: Dana Gilbert of Camanche; ex-wife and lifelong friend: Kathleen Mullen of Alpharetta, Georgia; one brother: Richard Mullen of Corvallis, Oregon; one nephew: Connor Mullen of Corvallis, Oregon; his step-mother: Alice Lynn Mullen of Camanche, Iowa and several cousins.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, George W. Mullen, his mother and stepfather: Mildred and Peter Venema, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorials may be made the family who would like to make a contribution to the activities at Platte Park in Camanche.
Published on August 16, 2017
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