Peg Mullen


Age: 92


Summary: author and former Iowa farm wife who hounded the U.S. military to find the truth about her son's death in Vietnam, and who wrote the 1995 book Unfriendly Fire: A Mother's Memoir after her son Michael died at age 25 when a U.S. artillery shell fell short and killed him on Feb. 18, 1970 near the South Vietnamese village of Tu Chanh.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: June 11, 1917


Died: October 2, 2009


Location: La Porte City, Iowa