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Julene Mulder, 92, Waupun

January 13, 2019 GMT

Julene Beatrice Mulder, 92, Waupun, passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at the Christian Living Center surrounded by her family.

Julene was born April 11, 1926, in the township of Alto, a daughter of Ben and Minnie (Kemink) Broadway. On July 18, 1946, she was united in marriage to Gerald Mulder at Alto Christian Reformed Church. Julene was a dedicated farmer’s wife and busy mom of five sons and one daughter. She enjoyed getting together with siblings and playing Rook. Julene loved family gatherings and seeing her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Julene is survived by six children, Ronald (Ann) Mulder of Brandon, Larry (Gloria) Mulder of Brandon, Byron (Donna) Mulder of Windsor, Wayne (Rhonda) Mulder of Waupun, Mary (Kevin) Baerwald of Theresa, and Robert (Michelle) Mulder of Waupun; 23 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; one sister, Pat Van Dyken; one sister-in-law, Julia Broadway; two brothers-in-law, Harvey Flier and Bernard (Beverly) Mulder; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Gerald; three sisters, Hilda (Roger) Vande Zande, Lucille (Allen) Klumpers and Marge (Lowell) Bruins; one brother, Kenneth Broadway; one brother-in-law, Al Van Dyken; four sisters-in-law, Catherine (Warren) Derksen, Clara Mae Flier, Helen (Wally) Neevel and Leona Vande Zande; one great-granddaughter, Hazel Mulder.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, at Kohls Community Funeral Home, 405 W. Main St., Waupun and on Monday, Jan. 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Bethel Christian Reformed Church, 410 S. West St. Waupun.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, at church with the Rev. Jeff Brower officiating. Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been directed to the Christian Home, 331 Bly St., Waupun.

The family thanks the nursing staff and care takers at the Christian Living Center.

Kohls Community Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit kohlsfh.com.