Thelma Fern Mullinix, 81, Burlingame: Sept. 1, 1938 – May 9, 2020

BURLINGAME, Kan. – Thelma Fern Mullinix, 81, of Burlingame, Kan., passed away at her home on May 9, 2020. She was born Sept. 1, 1938, in Lawrence, Kan., the daughter of Maude Mowder, and was raised by Harry and Clara Norman.

Thelma was a 1955 graduate of Overbrook High School, Overbrook, Kan.

She and her husband and family were farmers and ranchers. Thelma was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church. She was a person whose faith was very important to her. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking, and canning, and loved animals.

Thelma married Everett Lee Mullinix, Sept. 9, 1956, in Overbrook. He preceded her in death on July 12, 2018.

She is survived by three sons, Clayton (Michelle) Mullinix, of Burlingame, George Mullinix, Auburn, Kan., and David Mullinix, Burlingame; nine grandchildren, Greg Mullinix, Dawn Vandevord, Chase Mullinix, Jason Mullinix, Kimberly Swader, Kevin Mullinix, Brett Mullinix, David Cain, and Amanda Burton; 26 great grandchildren; and a brother, Mike Mowder, of California.

A private visitation for close family and friends will be held at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Christ the King Catholic Church, with interment in Topeka Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Christ the King Catholic Church, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW Sixth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603.

Condolences can be left at www.brennanmathenafh.com.

 

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