Ann Rita Mullen Apr. 13, 1918 - Mar. 25, 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Ann Rita Mullen, daughter of John P. and Rose (Brady) Mullen was born in Fonda, on April 13, 1918, and died in the Fonda Nursing Home on March 25, 2010, at the age of 91 years.

Funeral services were held on Monday, March 29, 2010 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Fonda. Burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery in rural Fonda. Mahaney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Ann graduated from Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in 1935 and the Fonda High School in 1936. She attended Dowling College and worked for Bankers Life in Des Moines. In 1938, she accepted a temporary job with Corn States Advertising in Des Moines, that lasted for about 33 years.

In 1971, she retired to Fonda, and lived in the family home. Ann was a member of the OLGC Parish and the Holy Family Society.

Ann was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and seven sisters. She is survived by fifteen nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.