Mary Anne Mull passed away on Aug. 26, 2022.
She was born in Great Bend, Kan. to Lloyd and Margaret Merten on April 2, 1929. She went to a one room school near their farm by Heizer, Kan. until moving to a farm west of Great Bend. Mary Anne graduated from Great Bend High School in 1947, then attended Lindenwood College and Barton County Community College.
In 1948 she married Charles L. Mull at First Congregational United Church. They lived on a farm north of Pawnee Rock, Kan. for 21 years before moving to Great Bend, Kan.
Mary Anne was a member of First Congregational United Church for 70 years, where she was a devoted volunteer. She was a farm wife and a homemaker. She worked part-time for Gibson Hallmark, and the Best Western Hotel. She volunteered at the Central Kansas Medical Center gift shop for many years. She moved to Colorado Springs, Colo. in 2015 to be near her daughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Mull; parents, Lloyd and Margaret Merten; one brother, and four sisters. Mary Anne is survived by her daughter, Emily (Joe) Ferri of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sons, Robert W. Mull of Seattle, Wash., and David L. (Sandy) Mull of Great Bend, Kan.; one grandson, Marcus Mull; two step-grandsons, Mark and Justin Ferri; and four step-great-grandchildren, Colin, Nolan, Elizabeth and Ethan.
Visitation, 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, First Congregational United Church, 3400 21st Street, Great Bend, KS 67530.
Funeral Service, 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, First Congregational United Church, 3400 21st Street, Great Bend, KS 67530. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s name can be made to First Congregational United Church, 3400 21st Street, Great Bend, KS. 67530. Notices may be viewed and condolences sent to Mary’s tribute wall at: www.tsfs.co.
Funeral arrangements provided by
The Springs Funeral Services
3115 E. Platte Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 2, 2022