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Timothy O. Tim Mullen, age 96 of Clinton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at his home at Sarah Harding. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Prince of Peace Parish. Visitation will be held Wednesday 9:00 AM until the service hour at the church. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Casket bearers will be his grandsons. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Tim was born on Nov. 23, 1921, in Clinton, the son of Joseph and Edna (McNamara) Mullen. He was a graduate of St. Marys High School. He served in the US Marine Corp during WWII in the South Pacific. He was sworn in on Oct. 16, 1942, sworn out on Oct. 16, 1945, and sworn at in between. He married Marilyn Sander on Feb. 12, 1949, at St. Marys Catholic Church; she died in 2012.

Tim worked at E.I. DuPont as a machine operator for many years. He was a member of Prince of Peace Parish, Clinton Bowling Association, Clinton AMVETS, Eagles Club, and a lifetime member of the Clinton Moose Lodge. Tim enjoyed doing crossword puzzles every day and was an avid Chicago Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes fan.

Tim is survived by his three children, Karilyn (Larry) Bahnsen of Dewitt, Kristy (Lyle) Eberhart of Dewitt, and Tim (Joy) Mullen of Toccoa, GA; eight grandchildren, Chris, Kari, Erin, Michael, Amanda, Jason, Jared, and Jessica; 14 great grandchildren, Adam, Ashlyn, Addi, Karlee, Taylor, Cole, Jack, Brenna, Brylee, Rowen, Rylen, Shelby, Jovi, and Bridgett. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters, and a brother.
Published on January 28, 2018
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