Max Marlin Mundell


Max Marlin Mundell, 90, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Festus, Missouri. He was born in Forest, Indiana, on July 2, 1929, to the late Owen and Mildred (Foreman) Mundell.
Following high school, Max was drafted into the United States Army, and served as an airborne paratrooper. After he was honorably discharged from the military, Max went to work for Haynes International in Kokomo, where he worked as a supervisor, retiring in 1982.
Max was married to the love of his life, Nita (Martin) on Sept. 11, 1947, at her sister's house in Lebanon, Indiana, and she survives. Max was a lifetime member of the American Legion and the Quarter Century Club. His favorite passions included camping, mushroom hunting, fishing, metal detecting, woodworking, and gardening. Above all, Max was a family man, and loved making memorable moments with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Nita Mundell, Max is survived by his children, Jeffrey (Leesa) Mundell and Sherry (Marty) Brown; siblings, Donald Mundell, Judy Flick, Jerry Mundell and Ricky Mundell; grandchildren, Kyle Brown, Trenton Brown, Thisa Coffin, Matthew Mundell, Jacob Mundell, and Cayce Mundell; and great-grandchildren, Kaleb Coffin, Kandance Coffin, Grant Mangin, Reese Mangin, Jayden Brown, Riley Brown, Averi Brown, Kylie Brown, Gavin Mundell, and Abby Brown.
In addition to his parents, Max was preceded in passing by three siblings, Billy Mundell, Maxine Connor, and Richard Mundell.
There will be a visitation for Max from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, Kokomo. A second visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 17, from noon to 1 p.m., with a funeral service immediately following.
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Published on July 11, 2019
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