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Leslie E. "Butch" Mullen

January 23, 1944 ~ December 2, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

Leslie E. “Butch” Mullen, age 77, of Casey, IL passed away at 8:47 p.m. on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Coles County, IL.  He was born January 23, 1944 in Effingham, IL the son of Leslie R. Mullen and Paulin M. Kamoschrader Mullen.  On July 18, 1964 he married Mary Elizabeth Cown in Martinsville, IL; she passed away on October 18, 2019. 

Survivors include his companion, Ruby Virginia “Virgy” Ludeman of Casey, IL; daughter, Lisa R. Tuttle of Casey, IL; sons, Patrick W. Mullen of Casey, IL; Shawn A. Mullen of Edwardsville, IL and Michael D. Mullen (Toni) of Casey, IL; grandchildren, Jade Floyd (Austin) of Urbana, IL; Abigal Mullen of Casey, IL and Calista Taylor of Casey, IL and great grandchildren, Zara Floyd, Daniel Floyd and twins, Ryker and Raylee Floyd and many nephews and nieces.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister, Dorothy Mullen Swick and son in law, Danny Tuttle.

Butch was a 1962 graduate of Casey High School.  He was a lifelong farmer and worked construction through Operating Engineers Local 841.  Butch enjoyed fishing, gardening and hunting. 

At his request private family services will be held at a later date.  Burial will be in the Washington Cemetery south of Casey, IL.

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