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Dorothy Jean Mullen

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“To the Mullens family, I am so sorry to see Mrs. Mullens has passed. She was so nice and always smiling. She made our high school days memerable....Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Vikci Garritano - Austin , TX

“Jeff, Scott and Family Members, I will always remember your sweet mother as my mentor and work buddy. As a senior at Dowagiac Union Highschool...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Donna Cylke-Lee - Granger, IN

“Scott, Jeff and families, So saddened to hear of the passing of your Mom ( Mrs. Mullen to me ). Her and Mr. Mullen were such great neighbors not...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Jeffrey Ismay - Springville, IN


Dorothy's life began on December 19, 1924 in Dowagiac, the daughter of Earl and Odessa (Knust) Keyser. She was a 1943 graduate of Dowagiac Union High School. Dorothy was united in marriage to Robert A. Mullen on January 18, 1947 at the Federated Church in Dowagiac. Dorothy worked in the Dowagiac Central High School office for many years as a secretary. She was a member of Dowagiac Jr. Arts, the Antlerettes, and involved in the Federated Church's activities. Her loving family includes her sons Jeffrey Mullen of Okemos, MI, and Scott (Donna) Mullen of Charlotte, NC, grandchildren Caitlin, Jillian, Michael, Kelsey, Hayley, and Matthew Mullen and sister Helen Leich of Dowagiac. Dorothy passed away on Saturday April 21, 2012 at Forest Glen Assisted Living. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert, son Michael, sister Vesta Langley and foster sister Marjorie Enos Kimball. Her family will gather with friends on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at Yazel & Clark Chapel where her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. led by Pastor Rob Lowe. She will be laid to rest in Riverside Cemetery, Dowagiac. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Forest Glen Assisted Living Activity Fund. Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Dorothy at www.yazel-clark.com