Howard Miller McMullen

Dec. 2, 1924-Nov. 14, 2023


Howard Miller McMullen passed away peacefully Nov.  14, 2023, at home.

Howard was born Dec. 2, 1924, in Montgomery County, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his twin sister Helena who died Feb. 23, 1997, and his parents William and Eleanor Miller McMullen.

He graduated from Roachdale High School with the Class of 1943. Howard married Frances Kugelman on Aug. 8, 1948, at Indianapolis. She passed away Nov. 15, 1998. They were married for over 50 years. He later married Wilene (Hart) on June 9, 2001, at Roachdale Christian Church.

Howard is survived by wife Wilene; sons Larry (Patsy) McMullen, Ken (Cheryl) McMullen; daughter Carmel (Dave) Stanley; grandchildren, Brian (Lisa) McMullen, Kyle (Monica) McMullen, Jill (Wes) Keller, Jamie (Amanda) Sanders, Nikki (Doug) Galloway and Joni (Corey) Serowik; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Howard was a lifelong farmer and served in World War II in the Navy where he was stationed at Port Columbus Naval Air Base at Lambert Field. He served aboard a heavy cruiser ship the USS Rochester. He was a member of the American Legion at Post 72 in Crawfordsville, was a member of the Roachdale Christian Church and drove a school bus for 12 years. Howard McMullen was adored and beloved and liked to tell a joke or two.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at Servies & Morgan Funeral Home, 203 N. Washington St., Ladoga, with Pastor Nate Bryan officiating. Military honors by the United State Navy and Post #72 Honor Guard. Burial will follow in Roachdale Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. Saturday until time of service.

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