Nathan John Mullenbach

Nathan John Mullenbach

Birth
Adams Township, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 24 Mar 2019 (aged 84)
Stacyville, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 197794585 · View Source
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Nathan John Mullenbach, 84, of Adams Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 24, 2019, surrounded by his family at the Stacyville Community Nursing Home after a six-week battle with acute myeloid leukemia.

Nathan was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Adams Township to Paul and Mary (Juenger) Mullenbach. He attended Johnsburg grade school and graduated from Adams High School in 1952. After graduation, he worked on the family farm just north of Johnsburg, Minnesota. His father was killed in an auto accident in October 1952. He then farmed with his mother, Mary, until he purchased the farm in 1962. On Sept. 17, 1957, Nathan married Dorothy Rauen at Visitation Catholic Church, Stacyville, Iowa. They lived on the Mullenbach family farm for 40 years. In 1997, they moved to Adams. Nathan was a proud dairy farmer, Johnsburg cemetery plot-keeper for 20 years, and Catholic United Financial member. He enjoyed playing cards with family, friends, and all his grandchildren, going to grandkids’ events, a good card game of Solo, occasional casino slots, fishing and bus trips with friends. Even after moving to Adams, he enjoyed going to the family farm to help his son, Gary.

Nathan is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy; daughter, Cher (Mark) Weness of Rose Creek, Minnesota; sons, Kevin (Sue) of Austin, Minnesota, Brian (Darcy) of Stewartville, Minnesota, and Gary (Kelly) of Johnsburg; eight grandchildren, Hilary (Jayme) Underwood, Erick (Lisa) Weness, Kyle, Katie, Danielle, Chelsey (Drew) Gappa, Garret and Josh; seven great-grandchildren, Charlea, Halle, Tess, Ava, Layna, Kaden and Levi; one brother, Leon (Johnni) of Red Wing, Minnesota; and in-laws, Marilyn (Larry) Motzer of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Ruth Jones of Tooele, Utah, Gene (Marcia) Rauen of Austin and Don King of Hastings, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters-in-law, Erwin (Johanna), Edmund (Dorothy) and Roman (Helen); sisters and brothers-in-law, Beatrice (Bill) Krebsbach and Bernice (Melvin) Reding; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Art and Rose Rauen; sister-in-law, Bernice King; and brother-in-law, Leonard Allen.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams with Father Swaminatha Pothireddy officiating. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., with a 4 p.m. rosary, on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at the Adams Funeral Home and will continue from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.



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  • Created by: Janet Stephenson
  • Added: 24 Mar 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 197794585
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathan John Mullenbach (9 Sep 1934–24 Mar 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 197794585, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) .