Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa
Thursday, May 3, 1973
LAST RITES HELD APRIL 27 for AL MULLEN, 84
Funeral services for Alexander MULLEN, 84, of Bedford, were held April 27 at Shum-Novinger Funeral Home in
Bedford with Carl CUMMINGS officiating. Mr. MULLEN died April 24, 1973 at the Lenox Nursing Home in Lenox
following a two-month illness. Interment was at Graceland Cemetery, Bedford.
Alexander MULLEN, son of Bernard Thomas Mullen and Mary Jane (BOYCE) MULLEN, was born September 4, 1888,
near Grant in Montgomery County, Iowa.
On February 12, 1914, he was united in marriage to Clara Duff GOLTRY at Red Oak, [Montgomery County] Iowa,
and they lived on farms in Montgomery and Ringgold Counties before moving to this area in 1918; residing
farms west of Bedford since that time. Four sons and three daughters were born to bless their home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Clara, who died January 31, 1973 and one son, Merton, two
brothers, John and Charles, and four sisters, Margaret JOHNSON, Elizabeth BASHOR, Mayme EDWARDS and Ruth
Left to cherish his memory are three sons and three daughters: Dean of Bedford, Marjorie and her
husband, Orvis WHEELER, of Bedford, Robert and his wife, Ellen Jean (THOMPSON), of Bedford, Doris and her
husband, William RHUE, of Los Angeles, Calif., Kenneth and his wife, Lois, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Jean
and her husband, Francis McQUAID, of Council Bluffs, Iowa; one brother, Owen MULLEN of Grant, Iowa; 27
grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
Al will long be remembered by his
family and friends as a faithful husband, father, friend and neighbor and he will be sadly missed by all who
knew and loved him.
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