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In Memory of

Verna Elizabeth Mullen

May 3, 1921 - March 19, 2017

Obituary


Verna Elizabeth Kowitz Mullen passed away on March 19, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.

She was born in Lebanon. OR on May 3, 1921. Her parents were Julius and Anna Shuttler Kowitz. In 1922 the family moved to Rupert, Idaho. She attended school in Rupert, gratuating from Rupert High School in 1940. In the late 40's she moved to Portland, OR where she worked for her brother-in-law, Joe Dobbins in his used car and motorcycle sales business. She married Jack Mullen on September 22, 1951. They moved to Gresham, OR in the 80's.

Verna Elizabeth Kowitz Mullen passed away on March 19, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.

She was born in Lebanon. OR on May 3, 1921. Her parents were Julius and Anna Shuttler Kowitz. In 1922 the family moved to Rupert, Idaho. She attended school in Rupert, gratuating from Rupert High School in 1940. In the late 40's she moved to Portland, OR where she worked for her brother-in-law, Joe Dobbins in his used car and motorcycle sales business. She married Jack Mullen on September 22, 1951. They moved to Gresham, OR in the 80's.

She was the youngest of 11 children. She is survived by one sister-in-law, 25 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack on Feb. 3, 2001. By four brothers, Fred, Henry, George,Julius and six .sisters, Lena Dillon, Marie Dillon, Dora McKinnon, Louise Dobbins, Ina Hokom, Esther Suva and 8 nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home located at 520 W. Powell Blvd. in Gresham, Oregon.
Private burial will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.