Samuel A. Mullett 1925-2013

MIDDLEFIELD – Samuel A. Mullett, 87, died Friday afternoon, Feb. 1, 2013, in his home.

He was born Aug. 17, 1925, a son of the late Albert and Amanda Gingerich Mullett.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, and was self-employed in construction and excavation.

Survivors include his children, Carrie Reiter, Janet Troyer and Ken Mullett, all of Middlefield, Glen Mullett of San Antonio, Texas, Joan Kovach of Cherry Valley, Gloria Miller of Huntsburg, Sharon Futty of Parkman and Curtis Mullett of Chesterland; 22 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; his former wife, Linda Buehner; and siblings Owen Mullett, Paul Mullett, Jimmy Mullett, Bette Fairbanks, Sara Cofer and Ada Larson.

He was preceded in death by his second wife, Marilyn Mullett, and by four brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Best Funeral Home. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Welton Cemetery, Burton.