Carl E. Mullen, Jr.
Aug. 31, 1930 - May 23, 2021
Carl E. Mullen, Jr. passed away peacefully May 23, 2021 with his wife of 65 years, Betty, holding his hand.
Carl was born in California and attended school there until he graduated from UCLA. He served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Rangers until the end of the Korean War, returning to California where he met his wife on a blind date.
Carl's career started at American Can Company, followed by Anchor Hocking Glass. Thereafter he joined General Brewing as President where he remained until the company closed. He joined Hood River Distillers and later became President until he retired at 69 and served as a Director for years thereafter.
He will be remembered for his honesty, integrity, wit, wisdom and deep friendships. He enjoyed gardening, golf, tennis and traveling, especially on Windstar. He loved birthday parties in his honor.
Carl is survived by his wife, Betty; his children, Tara, Kevin, Michael, Patrick and Shannon; and nine grandchildren.
A celebration of Carl's life will be planned at a later date. Donations in his honor may be made to The Salvation Army.
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Published by The Oregonian from Jun. 9 to Jun. 13, 2021.