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“So sorry for your loss Mary Linda from everybody here in Belgium ”
1 of 31 | Posted by: Suzanne Van Mullem Ostend Belgium

“Frank was more than a friend. He was also a respected community leader and helped with developing the Community Leadership Council at Cypress Pointe...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: Glenda Dobson - Mandeville, LA

“Sending my thoughts and prayers to MaryLinda and all of the family. What a great person you was. I will always remember all the things that we went...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Dianna & Kevin Lozier - Covington, LA

“Mary Linda and family,I was deeply saddened when I learned of Frank's death. He was a friend and a kind, patient adviser to me as he administered...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Elizabeth Perilloux - Ponchatoula, LA

“Dear Mary Linda,So sorry for your loss. Have fond memories of how Frank and Charles would spend hours talking coin language.Send love to you and...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Frances Steib - Hammond, LA

“Prayers to family and friends on Mr. Frank's passing. May happy memories and the joy he shared be ever in your hearts. ”
6 of 31 | Posted by: Sunny Robichaux - Covington, LA

“Good memories with Frank. Sorry Mary Linda and all of your family for your extreme loss. You all are in my prayers. ”
7 of 31 | Posted by: Paul Powell - Hammond, LA

“I'm so sorry to hear of the lose of Mr. Frankie! I had such a great time in the Mardi Gras parades with the two of you. May God bring you peace and...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Barbie Martino Heneghan - Orlando, FL

“Mary Linda & family, so sorry for you loss, my condolences to you all. ”
9 of 31 | Posted by: Roy Lanoue - Baton Rouge, LA

“I'll miss you Frankie ”
10 of 31 | Posted by: Colleen Burt - Hammond, LA

“I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Frankk. Robbie Cherisk and Heather your dad will be missed he was a great man. I used to baby sit y'all when you were...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Julie Bergeron-Green - LA

“van Mullem family, please know how profoundly sad I am to hear of Frank's passing. His energy and friendship are treasures I carry with me through...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Charles Chambers - San Francisco, CA

“Mary Linda,I'm so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. We had some good times in Perdido Key with my parents, Rusty and Susan, the Bedsoles, and you...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Jennifer Carroll - Carrollton, GA

“Rest In Peace. May the Lord bless you and your family with happiness and joy and memories of love to deaden your pain. ”
14 of 31 | Posted by: Gabriela Roman - Amite, LA

“I lost one of my dearest friends, mentor, Spiritual Director and one of the greatest men I ever knew. Frank I will miss our walks and talks at...Read More »
15 of 31 | Posted by: Greg & Becky Schuette - TN

“Rest in peace , my friend.There is worse than death, that's oblivion.We'll never forget you, it's our pledge. ”
16 of 31 | Posted by: Philippe and Mimi DUBOS - Friend

“We re crying with you and all my thoughts go to you.. ”
17 of 31 | Posted by: Damien Roquelle - Versailles

“So sorry for your loss ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: Sheilah Varnado ellzey - Family

“Mary Linda, I am sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family. ”
19 of 31 | Posted by: Paul Gayle Bickford Grabes

“may the choirs of angels rush to greet you, may they speed you to paradisemay the Lord embrace you with His goodness, may He grant you eternal life...Read More »
20 of 31 | Posted by: Regina and Eric Wedig - amite, LA

“So sorry, Mary Linda , Paul and family ”
21 of 31 | Posted by: Linda Leto - Metairie, LA

“I am so sorry to hear this news. My deepest condolence during this time. May God bless you all. ”
22 of 31 | Posted by: Barbara Cole - Dallas, TX

“A true friend of us ...he will miss but will be all Time in my heart. ”
23 of 31 | Posted by: Marie Laure Roquelle - LA

“You were not only a great boss but a very good friend as well. I will always cherish the fatherly advice you gave me. I really enjoyed our spiritual...Read More »
24 of 31 | Posted by: Debra Martin - Hammond, LA

“I will miss Frank and his deep voice leading us in prayer at Manresa. At peace now with our savior. ”
25 of 31 | Posted by: Willie Johnson - Ponchatoula, LA

“May GOD bless you as you enter HIS Kingdom. May your family be consoled to know you are in heaven with your maker. ”
26 of 31 | Posted by: Launo and John Moore - Vicksburg, MS

“I could not have picked a brother-in-law better Frank was a man that touched manylives and will never be forgotten Frank, I'll meet you at the...Read More »
27 of 31 | Posted by: raymond liatto - hayward, CA

“You gave me the best years of my life. Your love for me was so intense that can only happen once in a lifetime. You held your family deep in your...Read More »
28 of 31 | Posted by: Mary Linda van Mullem - Hammond, LA

“Our prayers go out to Mary Linda and the family. Frank will be missed by all who knew and loved him. We enjoyed many holiday meals together in...Read More »
29 of 31 | Posted by: Bill Dobson - Mandeville, LA

“May God bless and keep you and your family during this time ”
30 of 31 | Posted by: Connie Saucier - Friend

“Rest in peace, my old friend. You will be missed. ”
31 of 31 | Posted by: Veronica Fannaly - Ponchatoula, LA

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Frank John van Mullem passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017, in Jefferson, Louisiana, at the age of 70. He was born on Friday, November 8, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Elma Brooks van Mullem and the late Laurentis van Mullem. He was a resident of Hammond, formally of Ponchatoula. Frank was a US Navy Veteran. He was a member of the Tailhook Association, US Navy League, the Hammond Air Show, the Hammond Executive Club, and Relay for Life. Frank also volunteered at Pensacola Naval Museum, and Operation We Care. He was the past King and Captain of Krewe of Omega. Also, Frank was involved in many more community activities and organizations.

Frank is survived by his wife, Mary Linda Crocker van Mullem; daughters, Cherish van Mullem and Bob, and Heather van Mullem Howell and her husband Charlie; sons, Frank "Robbie" van Mullem , Jr. and his wife Beth, and Paul Crocker and his wife Christine; grandchildren, Sarah Caldwell, Paul Michael Crocker, Tyler Burton; Gabrielle Crocker, Katelynn Marie Hoover, Jonathan Damitio, Lauren van Mullem, Sidney J. Steib, IV, Julia van Mullem, and Lainey Howell.

He was preceded in death by his father, Laurentis van Mullem; mother, Elma Brooks van Mullem; and daughter, Brandy G. Steib.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation on Monday, August 28, 2017, at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd., Hammond, LA 70401, from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Visitation will continue at St. Albert Chapel & Catholic Student Center, 409 W. Dakota St, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 9:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in Rose Memorial.

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