Robert Dean Mullikin, age 81, of La Prairie Township, died on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center. He was born in Prairie du Chien on Aug. 2, 1934, the son of Louis and Susan (Duffrin) Mullikin. He graduated from Janesville High School in 1952. Bob married Lucille Mooney in St. Patrick Catholic Church, Janesville on Oct. 17, 1953. He was involved in many agricultural activities with people of all ages. He was a long time La Prairie 4-H leader and was involved in the Rock County 4-H Meat Animal Sale for 30 years as an auctioneer.
He was a UW Ag Short Course graduate, became a Fair Sheep Show Judge and was on the Executive Committees for the 1988 and 2001 Rock County Farm Progress Days. He was always a leader and participated in the WI Grain Dealers Association, Wisconsin Auctioneers Association and was a member of the Clinton School District School Board. He served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the Janesville Chamber of Commerce for many years. He was an avid sports fan being a Wisconsin Badgers Booster and Packers fan. He spent many winters in Hawaii and Naples, FL. Bob expected the best from others and they seldom let him down. He was generous, thoughtful, sincere and made friends wherever he traveled.
Bob is survived by his wife, Lucille Mullikin; 4 children: Sandy (Roger) Douglas of Milton, Sharon Mullikin of Janesville, Robert (Fiance Theresa) Mullikin of Janesville and Michael (Kelly) Mullikin of Janesville; 4 grandchildren: Jennifer (Andy) Peterson of Madison, Beau (Lindsey) Douglas of Milton, Rylee Mullikin of Janesville and Blaine Mullikin of Janesville; 3 great grandchildren: Ben and Kellan Peterson of Madison and Austin Douglas of Milton; sister, Marilyn Meyer of Janesville; many other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life event will take place on Sunday, June 12, 2016, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at HHFFRRRGGH INN, 731 S. Wuthering Hills Drive, Janesville. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory
1800 E. Racine St