Obituary: Ivan Frank Mulkey


HERMISTON — Ivan Frank Mulkey, 84, died on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 at the Regency Hermiston Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Mulkey was born at Medical Lake, Wash. on May 8, 1926 to parents Atterbury & Hazel (Watts) Mulkey. Ivan was a resident of Irrigon the past 15 years formerly of Portland.

Ivan had worked for the Oregon State Highway Department for 36 years.

His hobbies included traveling, gardening, & he loved his dogs.

He married his wife Lois Hackwith on August 24, 1955 in Craigmont, Idaho.

Ivan is survived by his wife of 55 years Lois Mulkey of Irrigon; two brothers, John Mulkey of Portland and Frank Mulkey of Vancouver, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews.

 A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Disposition was by cremation.

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 Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.

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