Charles J. Mullan Jr., 83
Charles J. "Moon" Mullan, Jr., age 83, of Somerset, Wis., formerly of St. Paul, Minn., died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 22, after a short battle with cancer.
He was born in St. Paul and graduated from Central High School. Charles was employed at Great Northern Railroad and later joined the Navy where he served on the Bryce Canyon ship as a radio operator. He later returned to the railroad and retired from 3M after 29 years. Charles was a member of VFW, American Legions (40 & 8), Piston Pushers, and Knights of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Kathleen Mullan.
He will be dearly missed by his wife of 61 years, Alice; children, Charles, Mary Wandersee, Michael (Kim), Sharon (Jerry) Kludtke, Barbara (Rick) Leverty, Thomas, and Patrick (Sherry Struemke); 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Somerset, Wis. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at church. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.