Joseph J. Mollen, Wrightstown, age 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 29, 2018 at the St. Paul Home. He was born on May 24, 1934 in Little Chute, WI, the son of the late Joseph N. and Johanna (Colby) Mollen. Joe had served his country in the US Army as a helicopter mechanic. On June 16, 1956 he married Margaret Vanden Heuvel at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaukauna. The couple lived in the Kaukauna area for 45 years, moving to their present home in 2001. Joe worked at Giddings & Lewis for 18 years and later was self employed in his machine shop. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.
Joe is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret, 3 children: Bonnie (John) Stock and their daughter Casey, Christine (Steve) Schauer and their children Christina (Alex) and Nicholas, Joseph S. (Tammy) Mollen and their children Isabella, Vidal and Anastasia; 2 sisters: Jeanette Micke and Eileen Gregorius.
Joe was preceded in death by his grandson Andy, siblings: Teresa Mollen, John Mollen, Anita Johnson, Bertha Van Veghel, Ignatius “Moe” Mollen, Gerald Mollen and Imelda Van Veghel.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 309 Desnoyer St., Kaukauna with Fr. Tom Pomeroy officiating. Burial will be in Parish Cemetery. Friends may call directly at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Full Military rites will be conducted immediately following service outside of church.
Boettcher Family Funeral Home, 2401 Fieldcrest Dr., Kaukauna, (920) 766-2099 www.boettcherfamilyfuneral.com