Melvin J. Mullet, 78, of Topeka, died at 9:20 am on Monday, August 16, his residence. He was born on March 11, 1943 in Noble County to Jacob E. and Nettie (Miller) Mullet. On November 7, 1963 in Topeka he married Irene Troyer, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are daughter, Waneta (LeRoy) Yoder of Topeka; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Merle (Verna) Mullet of Montrose, CO; five sisters, Katie (Melvin) Yoder of Chouteau, OK, Vera Miller of Sarasota, Sara (Nelson) Shrock of Berrien Springs, MI, Mary (Dave) Yoder of Topeka, Polly (Perry) Miller of Shipshewana; special family friend, Alice Miller of Millersburg. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Orla P. Miller and a special family friend, Alvin N. Miller. Mel had worked in different area factories and was a farmer for most of his life. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. Visitation will be after 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 18, and all day Thursday, August 19, at the family’s residence, 7625 W. 650 S., Topeka. Funeral services will be at 9:30 am on Friday, August 20, also at the family’s residence. Services will be conducted by Bishop Ervin Lehman and the home ministers. Burial will be in Hawpatch Cemetery, Topeka.
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