John E. Hulten Jr., 71, of Clinton, Iowa passed away at home on Monday, December 12, 2016. Honoring his wishes cremation rites have been accorded with a celebration of his life taking place at a later date. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.
John was born November 14, 1945 in Clinton, Iowa the son of John Sr. and Betty (Hendricks) Hulten. He was a graduate of Clinton High School. Following High School he joined the U.S. Navy and upon a significant promotion became a Medic in the U.S. Marine Corp, serving during the Vietnam War as a frontline Medic. During his service he received the Purple Heart.
John was united in marriage to Janeen Lawlor on March 12, 1966 - they would later divorce. John was an avid Historian and loved to read.
John is survived by his daughter - Jennifer (Jeff) Naeve of DeWitt, IA; one son - Scott (Jill) Hulten of La Grange Park, Il; four grandchildren and his ex-wife Janeen Naeve of Andover.
Preceding John in death were his parents and one sister.
Fond memories and condolences for John's family may be shared at www.lemkefuneralhomes.com, obituary page.
Published on  December 14, 2016