Stewart Smith Mullen, Jr.
Born to Stewart and Theo Mullen in Port Angeles, WA on August 5, 1923, passed away May 5, 2014 with his family at his side.
Stewart lived a life well-lived, that included commissioned service in the South Pacific with the US Navy in WWII, a family with his wife of 68 years, Allene, and son Stephen Mullen, and a long career in construction with his own company, S.S. Mullen, Inc.
In 1951, Stewart and S.S. Mullen, Inc. primarily a building contractor in Washington, found himself in Alaska building DEW Line Installations; air fields; paving; excavation; housing and utilities. This valuable and diversified experience prepared him for the Federal Highway Program, building and maintaining vital roads and dams in the American West and overseas.
After retirement, Stewart enjoyed golfing, fishing and traveling with his family. He was not only a 59 year resident of Mercer Island, but also a member of Broadmoor Golf Club, Seattle Tennis Club, and the Young Presidents Organization. He will be dearly missed. Stewart was laid to rest at Acacia Memorial Park on May 20, 2014.
Published in The Seattle Times from June 3 to June 4, 2014