Clipped From Redlands Daily Facts
DAILY FACTS. Redlands, Calif. Wednesday, Jutie 14.1972-4 Supervisorial candidate Mulder dies suddenly while working on job Joe Mulder, 60, Calimesa businessman and civic official, was stricken with an apparent heart attack Tuesday afternoon while working on an asphalt paving job in Yucaipa. He died in the ambulance while en route to Redlands Community Hospital, according to members of his family. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Desert Lawn Memorial Park on Interstate 10. Arrangements are through Hughes Funeral Chapel, Yucaipa. A candidate for supervisor in the June 6 primary and prominent in civic affairs, Mr. Mulder was well known in both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties as dedicated to bettering his community. He was an elected director of Ihe Yucaipa Valley County Water District and had been working diligently in helping bring a sewer system to Yucaipa Valley. A past president for over three years of the Calimesa Chamber of Commerce, he was currently serving as vice president of the organization. During Ihe 1969 flood in Yucaipa Valley, Mr. Mulder set up and operated a command post lo help flood and mud-slide victims, personally working throughout the four-month clean-up campaign with his equipment to clear debris and mud from homes and property. He was also a member of the Pass Area Planning Association and the East Valley Planning Agency. The Community Flag and War Memorial at the Calimesa JOE MULDER Fire Station was conceivea and built through Mr. Mulder's efforts al no cost to the residents. Many other contributions in both work and monetary efforts were made to individuals throughout the community, mostly without knowledge to anyone except the recipient. Born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, he and his family have been residents in the Valley for 12 years. After developing Bonanza Mobile Home Park on County Line road, he sold the park seven years ago and returned to his excavating and building business. Mr. Mulder is survived by his wife, Eunice, and five children; Mrs. Barbara Saavedra, Mission Viejo; Joseph Mulder, Salt Lake City; Robert Mulder, Big Bear; Mrs. Judy Manoli, Yucaipa; and Mrs. Debie Boone, San Bernardino; and seven grandchildren.