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Thomas P. Mullenbach — Adams

ADAMS — The funeral for Thomas P. Mullenbach will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams, with the Rev. James Seitz officiating. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.

Mr. Mullenbach, 65, of Adams, died Friday (Feb. 13, 2009) at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Thomas Paul Mullenbach was born April 6, 1943, in Adams. He graduated from Adams High School in 1961. He began working with Miller Construction and later became an electrician with Schmitz Electric before starting Sunrise Electric along with Richard Heimer. He also farmed in the Adams area.

He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where he was active in the Men’s Club, the Knights of Columbus, and many fundraising events for Sacred Heart School. He was an active volunteer in the Adams community, and was the recipient of a community grant through the Wal-Mart Corp. for his volunteer work. He was a national finalist for the Jefferson Award for Public Service in 2006. He was also a member of the Adams Area Sportsman’s Club, Ducks Unlimited, the American Legion and served on the township board.

Survivors include four brothers, James (Mary Lou) of Tucson, Ariz., Donald (Lorie) of Excelsior, Minn., Jerome (Mary Ann) of Adams, and Richard (Cheryl) of Ballground, Ga.; nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; aunts and an uncle. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Christina (Matheis) Mullenbach; a nephew and godchild, Michael Thomas Mullenbach; and two sisters-in-law, Ruth and Bernice.

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Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Adams Funeral Home, and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are preferred to Sacred Heart School.

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