Michael A. Mulheeren, Jr., age 85, passed away on Saturday August 6, 2022. Born in Connersville on October 7, 1936, his is one of five children of the late Michael A. Sr., and Flora Callahan Mulheeren.
Mike is a 1955 graduate of Connersville High School. After graduation Mike enlisted in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict. He was very proud to serve his county from 1954 to 1958 as an Airplane mechanic. In 1959 he married the mother of his daughter, Eva Sparks. They were married for 25 years, together they owned and operated the Heim Motel.
Mike had obtained several degrees while he had attended Earlham College in Richmond and Arizona State University.
He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Fox on March 8, 1985. They enjoyed 35 years together before her passing in 2020. They enjoyed taking many trips, going on cruises, and wintered in Florida. They worked side by side while they had been owner/operators of the Radio Shack in Connersville for 10 years.
Mike had also worked at Philco from 1959-1965. He owned Triple M. Builders until 1985, where he had built several homes in the Fayette County area. He also farmed. He was a longtime member of the Connersville Lions Club and Warren Lodge #15 F&AM.
Mike enjoyed building things, he was always up for a challenge. You find him hunting often, he loved taking week long trips with his friends during deer hunting season. Most importantly he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Those surviving that will cherish his memories are, his daughter, Myra (Doug Barrett) Schnitker, his grandsons, Clayton (Abigail) Schnitker and Jared Michael Schnitker; one great grandchild on the way; his stepchildren, Garry (Lisa) Fox, and Karen (Wendell Marsee) Weston; step grandchildren, Megan (Rob) Hendrix, and Darrick Fox; step great grandchildren, Addison and Dakota Hendrix, Landin and Caiden (Fox) Springstroh;
He was preceded in death by his parents, the mother of his daughter, Eva; his wife, Mary Ann; daughter in law, Cindy Fox; and his siblings, Evelyn Pickering, Betty Mulheeren, Bonnie Mulheeren, Patty Servies, Ann Telker and Ronald “Pat” Mulheeren.
Visitation for Mike will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W. 8th St., Connersville, Indiana 47331. A masonic memorial service will begin at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with the funeral service to follow with Pastor Tim Billups officiating. Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Connersville Lions Club.
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