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Timothy O. "Tim" Mullen - 96

11/23/1921 - 1/27/2018

Clinton, Iowa

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. Mary’s 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. Mary’s 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.

Visitation:

Visitation will be held Wednesday 9:00 AM until the service hour at the church.

Mass:

Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Prince of Peace Parish. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

11 Comments

  • Matt Frett

    on 01/28/18

    Rest in peace tim and my thoughts and prayers go out to the Mullen family.
  • Phil and Lisa Butt

    on 01/28/18

    Our sympathies and prayers to you during this difficult time.
  • Nancy & Ken Eggers

    on 01/28/18

    Our prayers and condolences are with you all during this time. I won’t be able to make the visitation or funeral because I have to work Wednesday but am sure Ken will be able to be there for us.
  • Patty (Hilbert) Wilke

    on 01/28/18

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. So many great memories from growing up in the same neighborhood.
  • Dean and Ronelle Burmeister

    on 01/28/18

    Our thoughts and prayers are with his whole family.
  • Laurie Gehlsen

    on 01/28/18

    Prayers to the family as Heaven welcomes a new Angel in the Outfield. Thanks for your service, life, and being a great uncle.
  • Dan and. Donna Cisson

    on 01/29/18

    Tim and Joy we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and the family. Love you guys
  • Roberta Munck

    on 01/29/18

    So sorry to hear of Tim's passing. He will surely be missed at Sarah Harding. I know I will miss him going by the beauty shop and hollering in to me, to get working!! Love and comfort to you all.
  • Susie & Roger Ahlensdorf

    on 01/29/18

    Sorry hear about your dad Tim. We only knew him through your comments, so we know he was a Pretty Great Guy. Hope ya's have Safe travels. Love Roger & Susie
  • Lisa Jacoby

    on 01/29/18

    To my Godfather and Great Uncle Tim, You will be missed. Lisa
  • Bob/Phyllis Peters

    on 01/30/18

    So sorry to hear of your Father’s passing.Cherish all your memories.

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