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Obituary: B. Joseph "Joe" Mahlan

Obituary: B. Joseph "Joe" Mahlan

November 6th, 2011 in Obituaries

B. Joseph "Joe" Mahlan, 72, of Jefferson City, died Monday, October 31, 2011, at his residence. He was born on September 22, 1939, in Jefferson City, the son of the late Adam Paul and Angelina Susanna Lutz Mahlan. Mr. Mahlan graduated from Helias School in 1957 and continued with vocational training. He retired in 1993 as a canteen manager with the Missouri State Correctional Facility where he had been employed for 12 years. In earlier years he worked for Gerbes Food Stores. He was a beloved father and grandfather, a great sports fan, and especially enjoyed following the triumphs of the Saint Louis Cardinals. Survivors include three daughters: Lisa Roark, Bolivar, Mo., Laura (David) Lowe, Springfield, Mo., and Lanie (Darin) Wilken, Springfield, Mo.; five grandchildren: Michael Delaney, James Lowe, Rachel Warnica, Hanna Wilken, and Benjamin Wilken; one great-grandson: Colton Delaney; one sister: Mary Dee (Harvey) Rackers, Jefferson City; six nieces, two nephews, and many great-nieces, great- nephews, and their families. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at www.dulletrimble.com