Leroy John Mullinnix

Leroy John Mullinnix

Leroy John Mullinnix

Iowa City

Leroy John Mullinnix, 77, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Father Joseph Sia will officiate. Visitation will be Friday at the Church from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will be at River Junction Cemetery, following a luncheon at the Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Patrick’s Church or to Table to Table.

Leroy was born Dec. 31, 1944, in Iowa City, the son of Stanley and Rosella (Schwab) Mullinnix. He was a graduate of Riverside High School and received an Associate degree from Kirkwood Community College. Leroy served in the U.S. Navy. On July 20, 1968, Leroy married Delores Schmitz in West Union.

Leroy was a computer programmer and operator at the University of Iowa and then Pearson.

Most important to Leroy was his family. He enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren and attending their activities. Leroy also enjoyed gardening.

Leroy is survived by his three sons, Steve (Staci) of Dallas, Texas, Mike (Heather) of Coralville, and Jason (April) of Overland Park, Kan.; 11 grandchildren, Warren, Elaine, Harvey, Luther, Andrew, Madison, Lucas, Jackson, Liana, Caleb and Gemma; two brothers, Harold (Mary Ann) Mullinnix and Jerry Mullinnix, both of Iowa City; sister-in-law, Janine Mullinnix of Mesa, Ariz.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Marie Gurnett, Janice Roberts, Ron (Louise) Schmitz, Linda Paine, Norma (Larry) Stanfield, Dale Wauters, Vernon (Cindy) Schmitz, Lois Akey, Marilyn (Randy) Stepan, Victor (Karen) Schmitz and Cindy (Forrest) Leveile; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Leroy was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Delores in 2011; his brother, Jim; and brothers-and sister-in-law, Don Gurnett, Bill Roberts, Jim Paine, Mike Akey, Bonnie Mullinnix and Leona Wauters.

Online condolences shared at www.lensingfuneral.com.

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