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Eugene "Moon" Mullen

October 20, 2019
Eugene "Moon" Mullen
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Eugene "Moon" Mullen age 84 of rural Shullsburg, WI passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque, IA. He was born in Benton, WI on July 8, 1935, the son of Marvin and Rose (Randecker) Mullen. Moon attended the Mullen Grade School and graduated from Shullsburg High School in 1954. He was united in marriage for 58 years to Patricia Hammer on February 14, 1961 in Shullsburg. He lived in Shullsburg all his life where he farmed on the family farm. Following his high school graduation Moon hauled milk cans to a Hazel Green Factory and for Pet Milk. He later bought his own bulk tank truck when he went to work for himself. Moon also worked for McMorhan Trucking and Babler Trucking from which he retired.

Moon is survived by his wife: Patricia Mullen of rural Shullsburg; six children: Carolyn (Vance
Tracy) Mullen of Monroe, WI, Connie Mullen of Belleville, WI, Jon Mullen of Evansville, WI, Jim Mullen of Prairie du Sac, WI, Jay (Michelle) Mullen of Belleville, and Nick Mullen of Shullsburg, 10 grandchildren: Cash Hoffman, Skyler Mullen, Marina (fiancé Grant Rudolph) Mullen, Hannah (Sean) O'Donohue, Rachel (Don) Allard, Sage Mullen, Elijah Loebbaka, Kainan Loebbaka, McKenna Mullen, Parker Mullen; and 7 greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents: Marvin and Rose Mullen, his wife's parents: Elmer and Margaret Hammer; one sister: Barbara Mae Wymore; 3 brothers-in-law: Keith Wymore, Jerry Schardt, Curt Page, Jr.; and 1 sister-in-law: Helen Page, and many aunts and uncles.

He was a long-time member of the Shullsburg Conservation Club. In high school he played three sports and continued to play slow pitch softball for many years after. Moon enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching and listening to the local sports teams, and watch his grandchildren play sports. He was an avid Green Bay Packers, WI Badgers, Cubs and Nascar fan. Moon also enjoyed watching a good western on the TV and going into town to visit the local watering holes to lend an ear to anyone that needed it.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. at Centenary United Methodist Church (226 W. Church Street) with Rev. Stanton Bockwoldt officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Shullsburg. A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Centenary United Methodist Church in Shullsburg from 10:00 A.M. until 11:45 A.M. The Erickson Funeral Home in Shullsburg is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

26

Oct

10:00 AM 10/26/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 10/26/2019 11:45:00 AM
Centenary United Methodist Church

226 W. Church Street
Shullsburg, WI 53586

Centenary United Methodist Church
226 W. Church Street Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Oct

12:00 PM 10/26/2019 12:00:00 PM - 12:45 PM 10/26/2019 12:45:00 PM
Centenary United Methodist Church

226 W. Church Street
Shullsburg, WI 53586

Centenary United Methodist Church
226 W. Church Street Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

Shullsburg, WI 53586

Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States
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