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John "Jack" C. Mulligan

June 1, 1933 — October 27, 2023

Luverne

John "Jack" C. Mulligan

John “Jack” Charles Mulligan was born June 1, 1933 at the family home in Cottonwood County, Minnesota to Charles “Frank” Francis Mulligan and Esther (Snyder) Mulligan. John joined the Airforce in 1952 and was active duty and a Korean War Vet. He retired from the Airforce in 1956. He was a vehicle mechanic for Herman Motors until he joined the Air National Guard in 1962. While in the Air National Guard he was a crew chief on several aircraft. He retired in 1990 and became the fire chief for the Air National Guard Fire Department, which he retired from in 1992. Once he retired, he went to work at the Bluemound State Park working part time. He also worked as an independent contractor with the Minnesota DNR harvesting prairie seeds. John loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and tinkering with his tractors and antiques cars. On February 21, 1957, he was joined in marriage to Delores Tammen in Sioux City, IA. They had 4 children.

John is survived by his children, Theresa Conner of Manchaca, Texas, Mary (Monty) Bullerman of Adrian Minnesota, Tim (Nancy) Mulligan of St Charles, Iowa, and Chuck (Judy) Mulligan of Bellevue, Nebraska; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; siblings, William “Bill” (Mary Lou) Mulligan of Luverne, Minnesota, Mike Mulligan of Magnolia, Minnesota, and Rosemary (Dale) Moerke of Luverne; and sisters-in-law Elsie (Eugene) Mulligan of Luverne, and Dorothy (James) Mulligan of Warminster, Pennsylvania. John is preceded in death by his wife Delores Mulligan; grandson, John Charles Mulligan; parents, Charles Francis and Esther Mulligan; brothers, Bob, James, Eugene, Donald, and Richard Mulligan; sister, Carol Van Orden; and sisters-in-laws, Mary Jean and Ida Mulligan.

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

5:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

6:30 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Friday, November 3, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

St. Catherine Catholic Church - Luverne

203 E. Brown Street, Luverne, MN 56156

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Friday, November 3, 2023

11:30am - 12:30 pm (Central time)

St. Catherine's Cemetery - Luverne

100 W. James St., Luverne, MN 56156

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