Published 12:00 am Monday, February 16, 2009
Thomas Mullenbach, 65
Thomas Paul Mullenbach, 65, of Adams, died on Feb. 13, 2009 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.
He was born April 6, 1943 in Adams, Minn. to Vincent and Christina (Matheis) Mullenbach. He graduated from the Adams High School, class of 1961. He began working with Miller Construction and later became and electrician with Schmitz Electric before starting Sunrise Electric along with Richard Heimer. Tom also farmed in the Adams area. Thomas was a life long member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams where he has been active with the Men’s Club, the Knights of Columbus and many fund raising events for the Sacred Heart School. He has been a very active volunteer in the Adams community and was the recipient of a community grant thru the Wal-Mart Corporation for his volunteer work. He was also recognized as a national finalist for the Jefferson Award for Public Service in 2006. Tom was also a member of the Adams Area Sportsman’s Club, Ducks Unlimited, the American Legion and served on the township board.
Thomas is survived by his brothers, James (Mary Lou) Mullenbach, Tucson, Ariz., Donald (Lorie) Mullenbach, Excelsior, Minn., Jerome (Mary Ann) Mullenbach, Adams, Minn., Richard (Cheryl) Mullenbach, Ballground, Ga.; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; Aunts and Uncles.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; nephew and godchild, Michael Thomas Mullenbach and sisters-in-law, Ruth and Bernice.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father James Seitz officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Adams. Visitation will be at Adams Funeral Home on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Memorials are preferred to the Sacred Heart School.
The organist will be Joyce Edland with soloist, Delphin Mueller. Honorary Bearers will be Ron Mullenbach, Glen Mullenbach, Mark Mullenbach, Brian Mullenbach, Ryan Briggs, Kim Truax, Terry Nelson, Pam Dolce, Kathy Mullenbach, Lisa Unverzagt, Deb Heimer and Jennifer Johnson.
Casket Bearers will be Paul Mullenbach, Craig Mullenbach, Dave Mullenbach, Dan Mullenbach, Steve Mullenbach and Darrel Mullenbach.